I converted an old computer into a workstation for my kids last weekend. It’s just a laptop plugged into an old monitor, but I wanted to make sure they were learning how to manipulate mouse and keyboard as effectively as they do the home screen on an iPad.
It reminded me of being roughly the same age, my family’s first computer arriving on a cold February morning, and opening an entire world of opportunities. Games to be sure, but also digital encyclopedias, and the Internet. I taught myself to type and then shortly afterwards taught myself how to build websites.
Were they good?… Read More