Experiences/guidance on teaching Python as a first programming language

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Dec 17 18:24:32 CET 2013

On 17/12/2013 17:18, Larry Martell wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 11:59 AM, Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote:
>> On 2013-12-17, Wolfgang Keller <feliphil at gmx.net> wrote:
>>>> I was also taught C as an undergrad but having already learned Java, C
>>>> and C++ before arriving at University I found the C course very easy
>>>> so my own experience is not representative. Many of the other students
>>>> at that time found the course too hard and just cheated on all the
>>>> assignments (I remember one students offering to fix/finish anyone's
>>>> assignment in exchange for a bottle of cider!).
> I did that, but my fee was a case of beer.

Pay bottle get monkey?

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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