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[_] Should kids learn C++ or PHP

Richard Grafton richardjohngrafton at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 13:14:18 BST 2013

Encourage kids to be curious.

That's all they need.

Can't think of anything worse than forcing kids to learn recursive
sort algorithms!

On 12/07/2013, Mark Chitty <mark.chitty at thisliquidspace.com> wrote:
>> They should be taught basic logic, flow control, functional/procedural,
>> the principles of algorithms maybe an odd sort routine, variable types
>> and
>> array types, in pseudo code imho, then translate it to something usable
>> in
>> the real world, finally dump OO principles on them.
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> You mean this for A-level students right? :o)
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