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Kidhub - build to learn better, together.

Powerful collaboration, peer review, and learning tools for open source and private projects. Want to learn something? Then build something!

This project applies the github concept on kids & learning.

Kidhub - build to learn better, together. Powerful collaboration, peer review, and learning tools for open source and private projects. Want to learn something? Then build something! This project applies the github concept on kids & learning.

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really cool to see that you've prototyped & tested this in various schools :)

I really like the process here. I'm going deeper into the online learning / platform aspect in the kidhub concept but this answers the question of initializing / seeding projects for me. i would, however, suggest you to connect the project pages online in a fashion similar to what you did on the wall (failed projects, learnings)

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Ahmet commented on Kidhub

diana, thank you for your comment. but with all due respect, i think all kids are inherently motivated to learn and to create. however, we are driving that motivation out of them. why should a kid care about anything else but video games if anything else is off limits for them. a friend's dad has shown me pictures of him using a scythe at the age of 6, helping to mow the grass. there was a time when we didn't just leave kids in front of the tv or gaming console but involved them in regular activities instead. if we fear that the house is going to burn down anytime we give kids some measure of autonomy and self-direction, then they will stop caring about interacting with the adult world and retreat into games and things like that instead. just my 2 cents.