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by antiloquax
Sat Nov 26, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Pygame
Replies: 29
Views: 6947

Re: Pygame

I vote Python 3!
by antiloquax
Mon Nov 21, 2011 5:05 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Educational Programming Language
Replies: 73
Views: 21156

Re: Educational Programming Language

<r>Quote from tufty on November 21, 2011, 10:09<br/> Python is a pretty good choice, it's uncluttered by syntax and "instant". It's even a pretty good candidate for livecoding. "Instant feedback" is good, almost imperative, for teaching kids.<br/> <br/> Thanks, Tufty! <E>:D</E> I'll persevere with P...
by antiloquax
Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Best first language
Replies: 160
Views: 43105

Re: Best first language

I'm betting on Python 3!
by antiloquax
Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:57 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Teaching Youngsters Programming
Replies: 131
Views: 31318

Re: Teaching Youngsters Programming

<t>As I have posted on other threads, I am a teacher hoping to start a programming club. I am getting to know Python 3 using Michael Dawson's "Python Programming for the Absolute Beginner". I'd be interested in hearing other people's experiences.<br/> I agree with the OP about installation - I have ...
by antiloquax
Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Educational Programming Language
Replies: 73
Views: 21156

Re: Educational Programming Language

<t>I am a teacher with limited programming experience. I want to get Raspberry Pi to each kids to code. I am learning Python 3, as that looks like a pretty decent choice, although I have heard a little about Kids Ruby, which sounds interesting.<br/> I would be interested in any advice / thoughts oth...
by antiloquax
Sun Nov 20, 2011 11:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3536
Views: 112553

Re: Introduce yourself!

I am a teacher and I am going to get a Raspberry Pi with the intention of buying several to start up a programming club at work.
I am a Linux user (at present using Debian as a dual boot with Windoze on my desktop and Wary Puppy 5.2.2 on my (t)rusty old laptop).

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