Teaching python (programming) to children
ajs at ix.netcom.com
Sat Nov 10 15:36:58 CET 2001
>Piaget's work is considered mainstream and valid these days. I
>suppose there are people who think it's horseshit, but there are also
>some who think the earth is flat.
Then maybe I just need change my strategy.
Everything I say is also based on Piaget - retroactively.
>I don't think Papert had any particular agenda to use Logo. Logo was
>just a vehicle that he had available. He could just as happily have
>used something else if he had it.
What might he come up with using out-of-the-box Python,
maybe a 20 line underlying module, and a text editor?
Probably plenty. Truely succinct and Pythonic.
It always seem to me that *I* am being
the Python advocate in these discussions - and fighting
something uphill within the Python community
in being so. Confusing.
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