[Edu-sig] RE: "Croquet Project" and Python ?

Lee Harr missive at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 24 00:10:44 CEST 2004

I am probably in a small minority here, but I still find
a good book to be the most "immersive" interface.

Are we going to replace coloring books with computers
where kids can just click on the blank areas and
instantly fill (always perfectly of course) between the

Will spell checkers become grammar checkers become
thesis checkers become automatic paper writers?
"Just click File->Templates->Papers and select your
thesis statement from the supplied list..."

Don't get me wrong. I like working with computers and
find a computer to be the most amazing tool I have ever
used. That said, I think most kids would be better off just
reading a lot of plain old books and writing their own
stories out starting with nothing but blank paper.

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