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This butterfly was sitting on a fence yesterday morning. I got really up close but she didn’t even move.

The title of this post comes from a conversation I had yesterday with @jishiha, after watching his quick demo of Scratch programming language.

Reminded me of the documentary film Waiting for Superman I watched a few months ago on a plane. The public educational system today is not perfectly optimized for what’s currently available and what works the best. As a whole we should be able to do better than this by now, but that’s not the case in reality. I liked @jishiha’s attitude on the problem though, doing what you can do at home, spreading the word one step at a time.

Scratch Day 2011 is on May 21st and there are 100 events across 34 countries planned!

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