[Edu-sig] Notice of a talk I'm slated to give in a few days

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Pythonic Mathematics

by Kirby Urner, 4D Studios, Oregon, USA [www.4dsolutions.net]

Wednesday 12 April, 3 - 4.30 pm, London Knowledge Lab (large seminar
room), 23-29 Emerald St, WC1N 3QS

This will be an informal seminar-discussion around the idea of
mathematics expressed in the form of computer programming languages.
Kirby will discuss his work on using the object-oriented language,
Python, as part of an alternative, computer science-informed
mathematics curriculum for K-12 schools.

Some background reading:

Kirby Urner, Trends in Early Mathematics Learning: Looking Beyond Y2K
(first published 1999, latest version):

Kirby Urner, Pythonic Mathematics (June 2005):

PDF slides used during the presentation in Gothenburg, Sweden, 2005:

Kirby Urner, Another Alien Curriculum (2003)

RSVP and info: p.kent at ioe.ac.uk

Dr Phillip Kent
London Knowledge Lab - Institute of Education
23 - 29 Emerald St
London WC1N 3QS
p.kent at ioe.ac.uk
tel 020 7763 2156 mobile 07950 952034

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