[Edu-sig] Re: Edu-sig Digest, Vol 19, Issue 22

Arthur ajsiegel at optonline.net
Sat Feb 26 15:20:11 CET 2005

> Behalf Of Darren Payne
> Python IS a GREAT language to start out with ... but
> simply put, the lack of GUI means only the most
> committed students get anything out of it without alot
> of coercing from me. I read Kirby's work with interest
> - however my experience is teenagers just aren't
> interested in math. Rather it is a chore that must be
> endured, a minimum standard society requires us to
> attain.

Are we wrong to impose that chore?

Or is it a responsibility of the educational system?

If a responsibility, is it fair of the computer science 
educational community to peal off from it?

When they hold the best cards.


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