Steve Wozniak Believes in Education and Creativity

Chris Ericksen on Cisco blog mentions a recent talk by Steve Wozniak in which he explains how he enjoyed his school experiences and he now encourages children to try things with computers that they have done before by hand.

His idea to inspire the kids is to get them using computers to do the things they are already doing by hand. By making the computer a natural part of the process – from doing homework to completing projects – kids have a way to get comfortable using the tool.

Along the way, he encourages them to be more creative, to try new things and to not sacrifice communication – large, funky fonts might look fun, but they don’t necessarily help get the idea across.

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