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Re: [school-discuss] Project suggestions for 10-12 y.o. kids?

Maybe something like this:




On 9 Mar 2004 at 23:20, Karsten M. Self wrote:

> As someone who's worked largely in tech for the past decade (though some
> say I _was_ a kid once myself), I'm now faced with the prospect of
> creating an activity for a computer lab (~10 systems) for an equal
> number of 10-12 y.o. kids.
> The goal is educational.  The setting is an after-school program (not
> a school program itself).  Initially, the systems are largely legacy MS
> Windows, though the plan is to change this over time.  There are some
> prepared materials for this sort of thing I'll have a chance to look
> over tomorrow, though I haven't yet seen them.
> What I'd like to focus on rather than specific technologies is the sort
> of things other people do in a similar setting.  I haven't worked with
> kids of this age since lifeguarding years back, absent a few spells with
> neighbors kids and such (mostly roughhousing and horsing around).
> Any tips greatly appreciated.
> Peace.
> -- 
> Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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