[Edu-sig] Fwd: [EuroPython] Children first and a hole-in-the-wall

kirby urner kirby.urner at gmail.com
Tue Oct 3 18:53:23 CEST 2006

> In this case a guy set up computers, with no expectation of any return
> or attempt to manipulate, and let these children use those computers.
> That's the experiment, and that experiment was in no way condescending
> or coercive.  The children got whatever they wanted out of it.  So why
> the negativity?

Because now people think they maybe need to do this over and over?

Gee, isn't that cute, little underfed kids with no logistical support
other than some "hole in the wall" have brilliant minds, who woulda
guessed it?


*Of course* they have brilliant minds.  That's just how we come equipped.

Then the dumbing down begins.


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