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Piloting after school clubs to ignite interest in Computer Science | Research Blog

Piloting after school clubs to ignite interest in Computer Science | Research Blog. A robust extra-curricular model for teaching CS (or what us humanists call proceduracy). Advertisements

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Coursera: Python and Model Thinking!

Coursera. Coursera has a number of computer science classes including an interactive approach to Python.  I’ve also got to give a shout out to Scott Page’s course on Model Thinking: … Continue reading

August 8, 2012 · 3 Comments

Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years

Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years. Yesterday’s post was about a web-based service for learning Python; today’s post is about a very realistic 10 year plan for truly learning how … Continue reading

January 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Online Python Tutor: Learn and practice Python programming in your web browser

Online Python Tutor: Learn and practice Python programming in your web browser. This online tutorial got some positive comments on the IEAP list. An excerpt from another list also seemed … Continue reading

January 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

XO Debricking Fail

Tonight, I tried to debrick one of the XO laptops that we recently received from some of the OLPC crew. I went through the motions, as provided by the wiki, … Continue reading

September 16, 2011 · 6 Comments

Python for procedural literacy

Illuminating post from the Read Write Web about using Python to teach procedural poetry or procedural literacy.  Chris and I are just starting to get our heads wrapped around these … Continue reading

August 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

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