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

From: Ross S.
Sent on: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:48 AM
Okay good luck keeping a 10 year old's attention with assembler.

You let kids draw you don't teach them anatomy.

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On Jan 16, 2013, at 10:45 AM, Jesse Ash <[address removed]> wrote:

> 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.
>> 
>> 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
>>> 
>>> Can anyone recommend a good software language for a 10 year old to learn?
>>> thnx
>>> Steve
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