I've been participating in Algorave since I've never written programs (i.e., since I've never operated a computer with English-like languages as its interface), so I've been watching these super high school kids and thinking that the younger generation is more literate than my generation, but I was kind of wrong. Most of the kids can't understand the directory structure or the simple mechanism of what refers to what itself.
In comparison, there are kids who want to know more about the different types of conditional branching. Some of them, like me, feel uncomfortable if they don't know why something is working, and are not good at DAWs.
@rra yes! really complicated feelings... I also have another problem that it's not enough time to start from that point (starting from teaching how to use pc, organize files, unzip ... ++)
Felt like teaching how to use an application such as Unity or something like that is easier to guide to the programming world. But... I can't still make up my mind for the next year's program.
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