C. John Sommerville quotes

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Teachers . . . were not much appreciated. As one Englishman put it (in 1678): "Were the particular salaries of school-masters thro ...
The person who designed a robot that could act and think as well as your four-year-old would deserve a Nobel Prize. But there is n ...
In the years of the Roman Republic, before the Christian era, Roman education was meant to produce those character traits that wou ...
[17th-century] Puritans were the first modern parents. Like many of us, they looked on their treatment of children as a test of th ...
If our entertainment culture seems debased and unsatisfying, the hope is that our children will create something of greater worth. ...
Parents are used to being made to feel guilty about...their contribution to the population problem, the school tax burden, and dec ...
Nor did the world have to await scientific progress to save the bulk of its children. The highest levels of infant mortality were ...
We like the idea of childhood but are not always crazy about the kids we know. We like it, that is, when we are imagining our own ...
"Our earth is degenerate in these latter days. Bribery and corruption are common. Children no longer obey their parents. . . . The ...
Could it be that those who were reared in the postwar years really were spoiled, as we used to hear? Did a child-centered generati ...
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