Teaching python to beginners

Garrett G. Hodgson garry at sage.att.com
Tue Jun 8 16:18:16 CEST 1999


Deryk Barker wrote:
> 
> Does anyone have any experience with teaching Python as a *first*
> programming language.
> 
> I'm looking into the feasbility of this and would like to discuss it
> with anyone who has experience or thoughts in the area.

i've used it to teach my 11 year old to program.
python is just about ideal, in my estimation.
we've just done some simple things, cataloguing
her beanie baby collection in a flat file database.
but she found it very easy to pick up.

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