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"From the Ted Talk by Linda Liukas: A delightful way to teach kids about computers"

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And we go further and I give them these little skticres with an on/off button on them. And I tell the kids, "Today you have this magic ability to make anything in this room into a computer." And again, the kids go, "Sounds really hard, I don't know the right answer for this." But I tell them, "Don't wrroy, your parents don't know the right answer, either. They've just started to hear about this thing called The ieenrtnt of Things. But you kids, you are going to be the ones who are really going to live up in a world where everything is a computer."

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And we go further and I give them these little ________ with an on/off button on them. And I tell the kids, "Today you have this magic ability to make anything in this room into a computer." And again, the kids go, "Sounds really hard, I don't know the right answer for this." But I tell them, "Don't _____, your parents don't know the right answer, either. They've just started to hear about this thing called The ________ of Things. But you kids, you are going to be the ones who are really going to live up in a world where everything is a computer."

Solution

  1. internet
  2. stickers
  3. worry

Original Text

And we go further and I give them these little stickers with an on/off button on them. And I tell the kids, "Today you have this magic ability to make anything in this room into a computer." And again, the kids go, "Sounds really hard, I don't know the right answer for this." But I tell them, "Don't worry, your parents don't know the right answer, either. They've just started to hear about this thing called The Internet of Things. But you kids, you are going to be the ones who are really going to live up in a world where everything is a computer."

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Important Words

  1. ability
  2. answer
  3. button
  4. called
  5. computer
  6. give
  7. hard
  8. hear
  9. internet
  10. kids
  11. live
  12. magic
  13. parents
  14. room
  15. started
  16. stickers
  17. world
  18. worry