[SciPy-User] Python in middle school
nicky van foreest
Tue Dec 14 10:25:35 CST 2010
My son (11) reads
Hello World! Computer Programming for Kids and Other Beginners [Paperback]
Warren Sande (Author)
He likes it, that is, most of it. The book ends with programming a game.
On 14 December 2010 05:20, Robert Ferrell <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Dec 13, 2010, at 8:03 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 9:26 PM, Robert Ferrell <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> That looks like a great suggestion. I'll look into it a bit more.
>>> 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?
>> Also, I found this story interesting
>> (At a grade school of one of my kids they use Lego Mindstorm, which sounds fun.)
> Another article in that guys blog, http://learnpython.wordpress.com/category/teaching/, also has some good info.
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