[Edu-sig] RE: "Croquet Project" and Python ?
lac at strakt.com
Sat Oct 23 14:59:17 CEST 2004
In a message of Sat, 23 Oct 2004 06:48:44 EDT, Arthur writes:
>I wrote -
>> The clearly best "interface" for education is infectious enthusiasm.
>> Kay does exude that, to people fascinated by computer interface. And t
>> that extent he is an effective teacher.
>> But Big Picture, that is a small realm. Though if Kay had things more
>> perspective, his infectious enthusiasm would evaporate - and he would b
>> less effective teacher.
>But deepest feelings here is that the focus on kids is perverse. The foc
>being there because they are only potential market for whiz-bang interfac
>for people intent on producing whiz-bang interface.
>Adults have interface in perspective. Kids don't.
I do not see much evidence for adults having interface in perspective either.
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