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Title: The Cruelty of Really Teaching Computer Science
Author: Dykstra Edsgar
Pages: 30
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Edsgar argues for the removal of infantilizations which exist in various levels of the educational institution.  I especially appreciated the term "radical novelty," used to define something that is both new and unprecedented, such as the introduction of formal mathematics to young students.
     The paper argues that our attempts to hide radical novelty in the education system, using metaphor and analogy, inevitably constrains our imagination to effect technologies or concepts that have no ontology.