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The Future of IT...Here They Are

Jul 26, 2010, 13:07 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)

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"The idea was to gather 20 kids, ranging from 3rd to 5th grade and teach them how a computer works. We were going to use perfectly good computers, take them apart, teach the kids how to identify the components, teach them the function of said components, put it back together and then install Linux on it.

"Given it would even start after said exercise.

"I had my doubts. I personally felt that this age range was a bit young. I just didn't think kids this age would sit for 4 days and participate in this program...much less understand what they were doing.

"I was wrong...."

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