By ICT Mindtools we refer to ICT tools that necessarily engage users in higher order thinking. Students cannot use mind tools without thinking deeply about the task at hand. Mind tools require students to be creative and to think and make connections for themselves.
‘Children need to learn learning, which is primarily acquired through the passion that comes from access, the ability to make things, to communicate and to express. Writing a computer program, while seemingly esoteric, is in fact the closest a child can come to thinking about thinking. Likewise, debugging a program is the closest one can come to learning learning.’
One Laptop per Child Program – http://wiki.laptop.org/go/One_Laptop_per_Child (Accessed 7/2/07)