[Tutor] Ideas for Child's Project

David Heiser davidheiserca at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 23:05:04 CET 2015

Twelve years ago, I started with "The Quick Python Book". Harms and 
McDonald. Manning Pub.

I learned a lot in a hurry.

I still use it for reference once in a while to refresh my memory.

On 1/6/2015 1:46 PM, Stephen Nelson-Smith wrote:
> Hello,
> My son is interested in programming, and has dabbled in Scratch and done a
> tiny bit of Python at school.  He's 11 and is going for an entrance exam
> for a selective school in a couple of weeks.  They've asked him to bring
> along something to demonstrate an interest, and present it to them.
> In talking about it, we hit upon the idea that he might like to embark upon
> a prorgamming challenge, or learning objective / project, spending say 30
> mins a day for the next week or two, so he can show what he's done and talk
> about what he learned.
> Any suggestions for accessible yet challenging and stimulating projects?
> Any recommendations for books / websites / tutorials that are worth a look?
> S.
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