Re: [newtech-1] Quick question - language recommendation

From: Jesse A.
Sent on: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:41 AM
The first language anyone new to computers- including youngsters-
should learn- is assembler. This top down pedagogy our education
system embraces is all wrong- it hides too many dimensions of the
actual computer and in the end leads to much confusion.
On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 10:29 AM, Ross Sclafani <[address removed]> wrote:
> I'm teaching my nephew JavaScript. Easy for him to practice in jsfiddle, and I can slowly move him from the console to the DOM, and teach him HTML and CSS when it's time.
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> The web is the most important technology you can start a youngster with because its ubiquitous
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> On Jan 16, 2013, at 3:00 AM, Steve Blumling <[address removed]> wrote:
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>> Re: Quick question - language recommendation
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>> Can anyone recommend a good software language for a 10 year old to learn?
>> thnx
>> Steve
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