[Edu-sig] python for kids...

Jason R Briggs jasonrbriggs at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 03:07:43 CEST 2007

Awesome.  If they come back with comments, make sure you include names 
and so on.  Cause I'll add a "Thanks to" somewhere at the beginning and 
start a list...


Richard Guenther wrote:
> >PS:  and speaking of cover art, let's not forget a snake wrangler
> >might well be a XX (vs an XY)....
> Nice point, Kirby. 
> Jason:  Just tonight about 12 of my students in my high school 
> computer programming club (more than half of them are girls, with 
> minorities being highly represented*) began to "devour" your book.  I 
> can't think of a better term to describe the way they went at it.  
> Some started on page 1, others went right to the turtles :-)  Seven or 
> Eight of them have volunteered to be "official" reviewers of your 
> book.  They will be going through it word by word, I imagine.
> (* = I have two Nepali girls, four Latinas, one Chinese girl, three 
> girls heavily into Manga, and the usual assortment of boys....)
> Thanks for sharing!
> Richard
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