[SciPy-User] Python in middle school

josef.pktd@gmai... josef.pktd@gmai...
Mon Dec 13 21:03:53 CST 2010


On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 9:26 PM, Robert Ferrell <ferrell@diablotech.com> wrote:
> That looks like a great suggestion.  I'll look into it a bit more.
>
> thanks,
> -robert
>
> On Dec 13, 2010, at 3:50 PM, Alan G Isaac wrote:
>
>> On 12/13/2010 5:33 PM, Robert Ferrell wrote:
>>> I may have an opportunity to help a few middle school students learn python.
>>>
>>> Anybody have suggestions for fun, simple projects that involve tools in numpy/scipy/EPD that might be appropriate for (smart) 7th&/or 8th graders?
>>>
>>
>>
>> Must it go beyond core Python?
>> If so, might PyGame be enough?
>> http://inventwithpython.com/

Also, I found this story interesting
http://learnpython.wordpress.com/2010/12/12/python-in-the-news/
(At a grade school of one of my kids they use Lego Mindstorm, which sounds fun.)

Josef


>>
>> fwiw,
>> Alan Isaac
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