|1||Introduction and Overview|
|2||Learning Through Making||"The PIE Network: Promoting Science Inquiry and Engineering through Playful Invention and Exploration with New Digital Technologies." Proposal to the National Science Foundation, 2000.|
Resnick, M., R. Berg, and M. Eisenberg. "Beyond Black Boxes: Bringing Transparency and Aesthetics Back to Scientific Investigation." Journal of the Learning Sciences 9, no. 1 (2000): 7-30.
|3||Learning from One Another||Gardner, H. The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach. Basic Books, 1989. Chapters 6, 10, 11, pp. 200-210.|
|4||Apprenticeship Learning||Brown, J. S., A. Collins, and P. Duguid. "Situated Cognition and the Culture of Learning." Educational Researcher 18, no. 1 (1989): 32-42.|
|5||Powerful Ideas and Fluency||Papert, S. "What's the Big Idea: Towards a Pedagogy of Idea Power." IBM Systems Journal 39, no. 3-4 (1991).|
|6||Learning "On Your Own"||Selected readings from the Growing Without Schooling newsletter.|
Holt, John. Learning All the Time. Addison Wesley Publishing Company, August 1, 1990. ISBN: 9780201550917.
|7||Choosing Your Tools (and Fluency with Tools)||Martin, F. "The Art of LEGO Design." The Robotics Practitioner: The Journal for Robot Builders 1, no. 2 (1995).|
Resnick, M., A. Bruckman, and F. Martin. "Pianos Not Stereos: Creating Computational Construction Kits." Interactions 3, no. 6 (1996): 64-71.
Martin, F., B. Mikhak, and B. Silverman. "MetaCricket: A Designer's Kit for Making Computational Devices." IBM Systems Journal 39, no. 3-4 (2001).
|8||Documenting and Evaluating Activities||Duckworth, E. "The Having of Wonderful Ideas." Harvard Educational Review 42, no. 2 (1972): 217-231.|
Selected readings from a collection of books on the Reggio Emilia Approach:
Katz, L. G., and B. Cesarone, eds. Reflections on the Reggio Emilia Approach. St. Paul, U.S.: Redleaf Press, 1994. ISBN: 9788886277686.
Ceppi, G., and M. Zini, eds. Children, Spaces, Relations: Metaproject for an Environment for Young Children. Reggio: Reggio S.R.L., 1998.
The Fountains: The Unheard Voice of Children. Reggio: Reggio S.R.L., 1995.
Edwards, Carolyn, George Forman, and Lella Gandini, eds. The Hundred Languages of Children. Stanford, CT: Ablex Publishing, 1998. ISBN: 9781567503111.
|9||Diane Willow: Learning as Space, Place and Environment|| Tuan, Yi-Fu. Chapter 9 in Topophilia; A Study of Environmental Perception, Attitudes, and Values. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, November 1, 1990. ISBN: 9780231073950.|
Orr, David W. Chapter 8 in Ecological Literacy: Education and the Transition to a Postmodern World. New York: SUNY Press, January 1, 1992. ISBN: 9780791408742.
Hiss, Tony. Chapter 2 in The Experience of Place: A New Way of Looking at and Dealing With our Radically Changing Cities and Countryside. New York, NY: Vintage Press, October 1, 1991. ISBN: 9780679735946.
Chawla, Louise. "Ecstatic Places." Children's Environments Quarterly, 1990, 7 (4): 18-23.
Vecchi, Vea. "What kind of space for living well in school?" in Ceppi, G., and M. Zini, eds. Children, Spaces, Relations: Metaproject for an Environment for Young Children. Reggio: Reggio S.R.L., 1998.
|10||Design vs. Craft|
|11||Discussion of Plans for First-round Workshops|
|12||Reports on First and Second Round Workshops|
|13||Workshops for One Another|
|14||Final Project Reports Due, and Workshops for the Media Lab|