Today I co-presented at the OSSTF Embracing Technology Conference. Our topic was Turtle Graphics Using Python: A Gentle Introduction to Programming.
The audience was mostly teachers new to programming, so I’m really pleased that most of them were able to keep up. It was also great to see them working in groups to solve the challenges together.
Note to self: Nested loops is a challenge for beginners. Re-think that for the next time I do this presentation!
To view the presentation for yourself, visit this link:
This is a great idea. I can see lots of applications for it once they’ve made it more stable.
As part of my Python Pygame unit I am asking students to draw a landscape. Just for fun, I thought I would ask them to create a function to draw some grass at the bottom of the screen.
Here’s the function template I gave them: Continue reading “Drawing Grass in Pygame”
Here’s a tweet I posted about an e-waste recycling program I’m coordinating at my school:
Continue reading “BDSS E-Waste Recycling Program”