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[REBOL] Re: teaching rebol

From: gchiu:compkarori at: 1-Apr-2003 13:47

On Mon, 31 Mar 2003 16:45:55 -0700 Gregg Irwin <[greggirwin--mindspring--com]> wrote:
>Thanks for scribing things Graham. My son is 12, and we >have a little >girl who's almost 8 (and loves Age of Empires :). > >We home-school, as do many of our neighbors. I think a
Wow, I don't think I could home school. I just don't have the patience or time.
>problem solving >approach is exactly the right way to go about it. I have >a very crude >Logo dialect which we might put to use. I'll have to do >some research
Actually I tried teaching my 14 year old Amiga Logo ( written also by Carl ) when she was a lot younger, but she tired quickly. I think we want to do more immediately awesome stuff like sending email from command lines, reading web pages, screen scraping, etc. I don't think we should shield them from raw Rebol at the start .. we don't with English do we? What do you think? -- Graham Chiu