Thursday, January 12, 2012

Pupils need to understand computers, not just how to use them

When her laptop stopped working recently, 15-year-old, Hannah took it apart and diagnose the problem, before ordering and fitting replacement parts. She is visibly proud of her achievement something she says she wouldn't have been able to do had she not studied computing at school ." In the past, I just used computers, "she says". Now I'm interested in how they work".