Educational Psychology Review

, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 203–207 | Cite as

Playing with computers, playing with ideas

  • Douglas H. Clements


In this article I react to the thoughts of Hennessey, addressing mainly the student, and Esquivel, addressing mainly the teacher. These authors present complementary, interesting, and consistent pictures of creativity education. Here I comment on a few issues that are less clear and discuss implications of these authors' work for computers in education. I conclude that teachers need to play with ideas about how they might use computers to build a culture that promotes deep, meaningful, and creative learning.

Key Words

creativity computers education 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Douglas H. Clements
    • 1
  1. 1.State University of New York at BuffaloBuffalo

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