Experiences/guidance on teaching Python as a first programming language

Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Wed Dec 11 16:05:10 CET 2013


On 2013-12-11, Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:

>>That's like saying that when teaching woodwork we shouldn't
>>let people use hammers, we should make them use rocks to
>>bang nails in, because it will make them better carpenters
>>in the long run.
>
> 	NAILS????
>
> 	Nails were verboten in my high school wood working class... 
>
> 	We used dowels and glue; chisels to carve dove-tails; etc.

GLUE???

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