[Its.an.education.project] Further training
bryan at olenepal.org
Mon May 5 18:31:17 CEST 2008
On Mon, 2008-05-05 at 18:18 +0200,
Bernie Innocenti wrote:
> > We didn't want to teach teachers about programming when many of them
> > hadn't yet used a computer in their lives and most have extremely
> > limited English skills.
> Heh, this is exactly how people of my age (I'm 33) were exposed
> to computers for the first time (I'd play with my friend's VIC20
> when we were around 7 or 8).
Agreed, some of the kids at the schools will pick up programming even if
limited to none English skills. My comments were directed towards the
teachers, not kids. It will take time to introduce programming to them.
Bryan W. Berry
OLE Nepal, http://www.olenepal.org
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