I can attest to that. Computers definitely don't make you smarter. The reality isn't that you can find facts to answer a question. It's whether or not you can do something useful and practical with the information that information.
On top of that, can you work even without a computer?
I never understood Vi when I was in 1st year programming. EMACS however in my CMPT201 programming class, my prof showed us how to do multi window editing within emacs, split screen, screen switching, drop to shell and other goodies like that was totally awesome! Especially when all we had to use at that time were dumb terminals.
Oh the days before the GUI!
Congrats Guia! I hope what I taught you in high school serves you well at UBC computer science!
I don't think they have this as a Canon, or Sony mount!
And we were worried about Y2K about 15 years ago?
- Surrey School DistrictTeacher, 2000 - presentI currently teach ICT and programming at Frank Hurt Secondary School.
- Simon Fraser UniversityITDA Mentor, 2011 - 2013I mentored in-service teachers who were in the ITDA (Integrating Technology for the Digital Age) Field Program.
- Simon Fraser UniversityComputing Science, 1993 - 1998
- Simon Fraser UniversityProfessional Development Program, 1999 - 2000
- Burnaby Central Secondary School1988 - 1993
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