[plt-scheme] homeschooling/self-study

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Apr 7 09:48:19 EDT 2005

On Apr 7, 2005, at 9:27 AM, Rich Talley wrote:

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> Thanks for the good words.
> I think I'll hold off on much comment until I've had a chance to spend
> some time in the archives for this list; there's no need to re-plow
> ground that's already been covered.
> I'll just note that HTDP is not meant for self-study - the material is
> designed for classroom use and needs to be presented and explained.
> That means I have to read ahead and prepare the boys for the upcoming
> section. This is different from some of the tutorials on the web that
> I can just point the boys to and then answer the occasional question.
> This is neither upsetting nor surprising but rather typical of 
> textbooks.

Yes, HtDP is a textbook not a tutorial. But if someone wants to 
translate it into a tutorial, go ahead!

-- Matthias

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