[Edu-sig] My experience teaching Python

Martijn Faassen faassen@vet.uu.nl
Wed, 23 Feb 2000 12:29:05 +0100

Stephen R. Figgins wrote:
[we have problems explaining for loops]
> Maybe the for loop problem you are having is because you didn't 
> relate it to something the student can visualize. How about tying it to a
> real world example?
[snip dolls example]
> Once they have that concept, you can tell them about using numbers and
> testing for end conditions.

That's a rather neat idea! I'll try that next time. :)