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Robert Hansen

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Re: Business Math?
Posted: Apr 22, 2017 8:24 PM
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I don't care if you call it polytechnic or vocational, but it has to align with a trade and actual employment in that trade. And a good portion of the instruction should come from people involved in the trade.

Regarding Scratch...

http://web.media.mit.edu/~mres/papers/Scratch-CACM-final.pdf

"A growing number of K?12 schools around the world, and even some uni-versities (including Harvard and the University of California, Berkeley),8 use Scratch as a rst step into programming."

Ok, I guess, a very first step, for 10 year olds with no prior structured thinking experience. Although a great non-programming intensive animation/graphic outlet.

"A natural question is What comes next?"

About 99% of the rest of what is required. And it isn't a hard question. You go out and look at what people are doing for a living as programmers and what the requirements are, and start there.

I don't think scratch, and many other recent things "popular with teachers" have anything to do with that philosophy.

And you know 3D-Printers in schools are just a repeat of the "TI calculators in schools" BUSINESS model, right? :)

Maybe that is what they should teach in schools, at least in a business class. The business of selling to schools.

Bob


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