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by Richard Millwood published Jul 15, 2008 04:20 PM, last modified Apr 05, 2011 11:05 PM
Many educators and trainers were inspired by the ability to create their own programs for computers, unleashing a new kind of creativity and problem solving which in some cases were life-changing
First program by Julian Fletcher — last modified Apr 05, 2011 11:05 PM
My first programming experience, probably shares similar characteristics to many other people who started using computers
First experience with a computer system by Neil Stanley — last modified Apr 05, 2011 11:05 PM
Programming with punch cards in school in 1970
Computing to Art and then ICT by Keith Sibley — last modified Apr 05, 2011 11:05 PM
A professional life story, starting with computing in a commercial context and them moving into education through Art teaching to ICT
Computer appreciation by Bill Gibbon — last modified Apr 05, 2011 11:05 PM
Early experience of computers in teacher training
Chris is Cool by Christopher Gutteridge — last modified Nov 02, 2011 02:20 PM
The best musicians are the ones who started practising young, and never stopped. It's the same for computer programmers.
Computer Studies without touching a keyboard by Ruby Rennie Panter — last modified Jun 08, 2015 01:28 PM
While at Oban High School in the 1970s I took computing studies as one of my 6th-year courses. I didn't touch a keyboard for the whole year.
Programming through the decades by Tricia Lockhart — last modified Jun 08, 2015 01:39 PM
In 1964, as a 15/16 year old, in a Herefordshire school founded in 1632, an inspiring Maths teacher (Mr Jones) taught us Fortran IV. We borrowed a punch for the cards from Wiggins a local paper company and they ran our programs for us.
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