Getting to know the inside of the computer and how it works. One essential tool is to have a good grasp of the language. Study your vocabulary it will support your technology journey. Please post a new vocabulary word you have learned in the first two weeks of interest and why? Here is a link to a good glossary of terms. . . http://educate.intel.com/en/TheJourneyInside/InstructionalStrategies/IS_Glossary/
Visit the Computer History Museum Website and post a link of interest from the timeline. http://www.computerhistory.org/timeline
This is Seymour Papert, who has gone on to be a contributing factor for the progressive technology program in the State of Maine. More info. on Papert who I found on the timeline for 1967 . . . . "Seymour Papert designed LOGO as a computer language for children. Initially a drawing program, LOGO controlled the actions of a mechanical "turtle," which traced its path with pen on paper. Electronic turtles made their designs on a video display monitor.
Papert emphasized creative exploration over memorization of facts: "People give lip service to learning to learn, but if you look at curriculum in schools, most of it is about dates, fractions, and science facts; very little of it is about learning. I like to think of learning as an expertise that every one of us can acquire."
_ Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
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