[Gllug] open source centric ICT in Schools from Sept 2012 ?

John G Walker johngeoffreywalker at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jan 11 18:34:17 UTC 2012

On Wed, 11 Jan 2012 16:51:16 +0000 John Hearns <hearnsj at googlemail.com>

> Chuck all the smartboards and LCD-panelled doohickery in the bin.
> Give the weans some bits of wood, knives, paper, electrical wire, huge
> capacitors and bunsen burners. The ones that survive will be all the
> stronger for the experience, and you can type effectively in that
> well-paying City programming job with a few missing fingers and only
> one eye.

lol! I don't think anyone was suggesting that they do this unsupervised.
In fact, active learning is the way to go. If you make them sit still
and listen it goes in one ear and out the other,

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