Thursday, November 17, 2011

Whiz Kid Update

I was 14 when I first saw this done!

Of course it's essentially useless knowledge.

BUT learning how to stand up and deliver a lucid presentation IS an important skill.

Sure math has much practical application....but in many ways I see it more as a vehicle to exercise discipline, logic, etc.

Another thing he's been doing is messing around programming with Scratch - free intro-to-programming software from the geeks at MIT.

I'm not exactly sure what he's doing but he wanted me to embed two of his recent creations below.

Clicking on the images will take you to the website. From there you get to *play*. Use the arrows and space bar *to shoot*.

Scratch Project

Scratch Project

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