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[REBOL] Re: teaching rebol

From: gchiu:compkarori at: 2-Apr-2003 12:36

On Tue, 1 Apr 2003 12:11:27 -0900 Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]> wrote:
> I haven't followed this thread closely, but I noted >earlier that I believe that it started with a posting >from >Gerard Cote, who had contacted me at an earlier time
Actually it was I who started the thread this time round as I want to teach my child.
>Let me share some of my observations after building the >course >and "teaching" 3 semesters of rebol and 1 of python:
What's the URI for the instructional material?
> If your targets are youngsters just learning >programming > - is it fair to just train them to use rebol? Or is
Not going to teach them anything else!
>The > conclusion that I came to after teaching 3 semesters >of rebol > and one of python, (in an online venue) is that online > courses should be used to support trained instructors > who teach real "brick and mortar" classes.
Yes, that's the intention .. to build up a repository of teaching material that we can teach our youngsters with .. not to create an online class. That is a task more suited for adults and part of the Rebol Institute of Technology initiative also at -- Graham Chiu