ToonTalk and Logo
Is ToonTalk a colleague, competitor, successor, sibling, or child of Logo?
The answer is all of the above. ToonTalk is a colleague because it shares with Logo so many goals and ways of thinking (so nicely described in Papert's book Mindstorms). It is a competitor because teachers and learners have a limited amount of time to devote to such things. It can be argued that ToonTalk is a successor to Logo because it is built upon more advanced and modern ideas of computation and interfaces. ToonTalk is like Logos little sister looking up to her big brother while striving to out do him. And ToonTalk is a child of Logo in that it grew out of experiences of what worked well and what didn't in using Logo.
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