(January 16, 2009) Hayes Raffle of Nokia Research presents the Topobo system, a class of tools that helps people transition from simple but intuitive exploration to abstract and flexible exploration. Children use Topobo to transitiion from hands-on knowledge to theories that can be tested and reformulated, employing a combination of enactive, iconic and symbolic representation of ideas.
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