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by djs47
Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Getting Kids Excited...
Replies: 56
Views: 12275

Re: Getting Kids Excited...

What do the educationalists say about getting kids excited? They must see large numbers of kids and have the knowledge, experience and gut feeling as to what works.
by djs47
Tue Nov 22, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What did your first programs do?
Replies: 47
Views: 11560

Re: What did your first programs do?

<t>I started in the 60\'s (!) with APL on IBMs - it was enormously powerful interpreted language but very costly to run. Processing scientific data and stats - very boring for youngsters. But in the 80\'s I bought a BBC micro and we programmed at home in BASIC and LOGO when my sons were aged 5 to 8 ...

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