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Squeak is a highly portable, open-source Smalltalk with powerful multimedia facilities. Squeak is the vehicle for a wide range of projects from educational platforms to commercial web application development.
In a recent PC Pro article, Professor Steven Furber, developer of the ARM microprocessor, laments the sharp decline in interest in computer science classes in the UK. And although the U.S. hasn't seen that same drop in enrollment, a recent survey of some 14,000 U.S. high school teachers by the Computer Science Teachers Association found that only 65% of respondents taught in a school that offered some sort of introductory computer science course. As our world becomes more tech-oriented, educators are faced with not just teaching children how to use computers, but how to build and program them as well. ReadWriteWeb's Back to School Coverage: "We need to get students interested in computer science and that has to be done at an early age before they decide (incorrectly) that they can't do computer science or that it is dull and boring," says Alfred Thompson , Microsoft's K-12 Computer Science Academic Relations Manager.
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In order to teach kids how to program, you need first to get them interested in something that is computer related. One of the best ways to get them interested in computers is games. They may want to write their own games, and that could be their entry into programming.
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http://www.pricelesswarehome.org/ Lists of freeware tools for Windows. http://technology.guardian.co.uk/news/story/0,,1854509,00.html the Antikythera mechanism and made before the birth of Christ, it appears to be the first analog computer.
A short video covering OLPC's main mission principles One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is a project supported by the Miami -based One Laptop per Child Association (OLPCA) and the Cambridge -based OLPC Foundation (OLPCF), two U.S. non-profit organizations set up to oversee the creation of affordable educational devices for use in the developing world .
Scratch is a programming language learning environment enabling beginners to get results without having to learn syntactically correct writing first.
The Lifelong Kindergarten group is fortunate to be located within the MIT Media Lab, a hotbed of creative activity. In one corner of the Media Lab, students are designing new musical instruments. In another corner, students are designing new social-networking software.
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Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Smalltalk est un langage de programmation orienté objet , réflexif et dynamiquement typé .
Author: from Quick Connect Date: November , 1987 Keywords: release profile interview Text: He is a dreamer, an inventor, a soft-ware artist, and one of the biggest names in personal com ing.