Suggestions for an education programming project

Eric eric.shain at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 20:24:04 CET 2008


On Nov 17, 1:06 pm, Arnaud Delobelle <arno... at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Eric <eric.sh... at gmail.com> writes:
> > Hi,
>
> > I've been trying to get my son interested in learning some simple
> > programming for a while. While I understand that a structured tutorial
> > is best, I think if we can write something cool at least once, it will
> > encourage him to learn more.
>
> I know it's not based on Python but...
>
> Do you know about scratch (http://scratch.mit.edu/)? I think it's a
> fantastic tool for kids to learn to program.  Unfortunately mine is
> still too young but I am trying to introduce it in my school (I work as
> a teacher).
>
> --
> Arnaud

Actually, my son is 15, so Scratch might be too simplistic. PyGame
looks interesting. I'll play around with it tonight.

Eric



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