Teaching Python

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Fri Oct 31 19:47:12 CET 2014


On Friday, October 31, 2014 10:10:33 AM UTC-7, Seymore4Head wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:44:01 -0400, Seymore4Head
> <Seymore4Head at Hotmail.invalid> wrote:
> 
> >On Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:18:31 +0200, Gabor Urban <urbangabo at gmail.com>
> >wrote:
> >
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>my 11 years old son and his classmate told me, that they would like to
> >>learn Python. They did some programming in Logo and turtle graphics, bat
> >>not too much.
> >>
> >>Doesn anybody has an idea how to start?
> >
> >I ordered this book from the library a few weeks ago.  It just came in
> >yesterday.  
> >Python for kids.  Jason R Briggs
> >
> >This was also a good page for starters.
> >http://www.practicepython.org/
> 
> BTW I found that book online.
> https://www.google.com/search?as_q=python+for+kids&as_epq=&as_oq=&as_eq=&as_nlo=&as_nhi=&lr=&cr=&as_qdr=all&as_sitesearch=&as_occt=any&safe=images&tbs=&as_filetype=pdf&as_rights=&gws_rd=ssl
> 
> I don't know how to post the link to the web page so I just posted the
> search method I used to find it.
> 
> I wanted to review it again and I noticed something that was a little
> humorous to me.  Installing Python on Ubuntu on page 9 and 10 (of the
> book) shows that what ever kid is using this machine for Python is
> also doing Multiplayer online poker.
> 
> Trying to parlay his/her lunch money would be my guess.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1593274076/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1593274076&linkCode=as2&tag=other00d-20&linkId=CR3CFBFYUAUVSHVM

For people that want to buy the book.



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