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Re: [school-discuss] What's in a name?

On Fri, Feb 22, 2002 at 02:05:37AM -0000, Douglas S. Blank wrote:
> Chris Calise <chris@oip.net> said:
> > Ben,
> > how about a "tech mentor"?
> That's not bad. What about Guru, or Guiding Guru, or Guru Guide?

Both guru and mentor are flattering, but not necessarily descriptive
of an older someone who is co-discovering computers with the child.
Remember, Debian Jr. has a focus in the home.  Guru in particular
is overused in 'tech speak'.  Mentor is more to my liking, but seems
to be a bit exalted a term to refer to someone in an intimate
relationship with the child (e.g. sibling or parent).

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