Logo Foundation Papers

Rapping About Wrapping

by Seymour Papert and Michael Tempel

Wrapping is a Logo activity that many children get caught up in. Teachers often find this to be problematic because they see wrapping as an unproductive dead end with little educational value. We take a closer look at wrapping and find a potentially rich mathematical environment for exploring concepts of number, geometry, and probability. 1986, 2015

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