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Python and Robots: Teaching Programming in High School

A session at PyCon US 2011

Friday 11th March, 2011

4:55pm to 5:25pm (EST)

Combining Python with inexpensive robots is a very effective way of teaching programming at the middle and high school levels. Since Python is easy to understand a constructivist approach is possible - students learn by creating and running simple programs, observing the results, and then modifying their code to fix bugs and add functionality.

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Vern Ceder

Pythonista, LUG organizer, teacher, and sysadmin bio from Twitter

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Time 4:55pm5:25pm EST

Date Fri 11th March 2011

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us.pycon.org/…e/presentations/74/

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  • The Quick Python Book, Second Edition

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