In April 1992, Harel-Caperton’s book “Children Designers: Interdisciplinary Constructions for Learning and Knowing Mathematics in a Computer-Rich School,” received the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Outstanding Book Award.
Dr. Harel-Caperton also co-edited Constructionism with Seymour Papert. Unfortunately, it is currently out-of-print. Used copies are available and libraries may have a copy as well.
Situating Constructionism by Harel & Papert from their groundbreaking book, Constructionism.
Learning Through Design: Observations from a Constructionist Perspective on a (Possible) Paradigm Shift in the Field – a 1991 paper by Idit Harel.
Related articles by Seymour Papert
Epistemological Pluralism and the Revaluation of the Concrete (with Sherry Turkle)
Papert on Piaget (Time Magazine)
Papert Misses Big Ideas from the Good Old Days in AI (2002 interview)
Perestroika and Epistemological Pluralism (1990 Conference Keynote)
Paper by Edith Ackerman
Piaget’s Constructivism, Papert’s Constructionism: What’s the Difference? – A fantastic paper by Dr. Edith Ackerman to help you understand constructivism vs. constructinism.
Other books of interest
Veteran educator Gary Stager, Ph.D. is the author of Twenty Things to Do with a Computer – Forward 50, co-author of Invent To Learn — Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, publisher at Constructing Modern Knowledge Press, and the founder of the Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute. He led professional development in the world’s first 1:1 laptop schools thirty years ago and designed one of the oldest online graduate school programs. Gary is also the curator of The Seymour Papert archives at DailyPapert.com. Learn more about Gary here.