[portland] chirping up re matters pythonic
kirby.urner at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 16:51:30 CET 2009
Greetings PDXers --
Hey, I'm on the Chicago usergroup list since March and report that this
one's a lot quieter. More like the Manila group.
Just wanted to share lore (Pythonic) and mention my Wikieducator writings on
Python, building on some pre-existing work.
(note my reading on generators uses a kid-friendly font based on Matt
Groenings handwriting (The Simpsons, Futurama...))
Wikieducator is a free and open work environment geared for teachers wanting
to freely share content. Consider yourselves invited.
The link in my sig takes you to an ambitious overview of a digital math
curriculum that's both familiar and alien-seeming.**
If you're already a math teacher, maybe use some of this in your daily fight
against the forces of apathy and boredom.
Kirby "guy on edu-sig" Urner
** "Digital math" is in Software Association of Oregon's lexicon as well,
syncs well with the Litvins text some schools are using:
http://www.skylit.com/mathandpython.html (a more traditional discrete math
>>> from mars import math
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