Scheme as a virtual machine?

Howard Brazee howard at
Mon Nov 22 17:47:37 CET 2010

On Mon, 22 Nov 2010 08:14:40 -0800 (PST), toby
<toby at> wrote:

>This is a good (if familiar) observation. Teaching children (or young
>people with little exposure to computers) how to program in various
>paradigms could produce interesting primary evidence. Pity that this
>isn't examined widely and systematically. We could learn something
>about how to teach programming and design languages this way, don't
>you agree?

I do.

A study such as that would be more useful than how to teach languages
- it could be useful in teaching other stuff as well.

"In no part of the constitution is more wisdom to be found,
than in the clause which confides the question of war or peace 
to the legislature, and not to the executive department." 

- James Madison

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