Roger Schank on what “Computer Education” means in NYC

June 10, 2013 at 1:32 am 1 comment

Roger Schank’s comments are always insightful, often witty, and usually biting.  His take on “computer education” (linked below) is typical.

This is computer education in the New York City Schools? We could teach kids to program you know. Or we could teach them to build apps. Or to create art. Or to build robots.  Or to create a web site. Or to create music. The list could go on and on.

But, you know what Milo learned yesterday? How to create a hashtag.


Twitter is now part of the curriculum.

via Education Outrage: Milo takes a computer class and eventually will learn Powerpoint. Yippee!.

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  • 1. guy  |  June 10, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    Yes, I agree Roger is a great spokesperson in many areas of education involving computers. Off-topic… an interesting, important read in this age of the MOOC is his book “Designing World-Class E-Learning,” 2002. His standards for good online courseware are quite high and his reflections on personal experiences with e-learning are very insightful.


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