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I am thinking about teaching php and mysql as part of an
advanced web authoring class at my high school. (I'm
teaching them to myself, so I'm getting there slowly). How
useful do you think these skills are for people once they
get into the job market?

Thanks,
Greg J
Rowan /blockquote>

On 8/08/07, GregJ wrote:
> I am thinking about teaching php and mysql as part of an
> advanced web authoring class at my high school. (I'm
> teaching them to myself, so I'm getting there slowly). How
> useful do you think these skills are for people once they
> get into the job market? ...See More
Aug 9, 2007
Waski_the_Squirrel /blockquote>

In science and math, one common complaint of professors at the
college level is that students are lacking in fundamentals. If
you are well grounded in the fundamentals, you can easily build
on them at a more advanced level.

As teachers, we're at an advanced level compared to our
students. We want to use...See More
Aug 16, 2007
Ray /blockquote>

> I'd say that php and mysql are quite advanced. I'd rather have
> students understand more fundamental topics first: databases,
> how the internet works, etc.

Most of that they get in the required technology classes in both
middle school and high school.
Aug 16, 2007
Max /blockquote>

When I was in High School (1976-1979),
we had a teacher that taught an elective class
on "computer" and BASIC programming. We used
DEC-Writers and Teletypes connected to a TIES Server.

That class is what got me hooked on programming and was
the basis for all of my training thereafter.

I feel te...See More
Aug 17, 2007


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