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Teaching Kids Programming with Scratch, Alice and Python  

Level :
Beginner
Date :
9:45 AM Saturday
Room :
4204
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Presentation

<p>For teachers, parents and kids, a look at languages and tools used to teach programming to kids. We’ll talk about Scratch, Alice, Python, Pygame, GIMP, Inkscape and Audacity. If you like, bring a laptop with Scratch installed (http://scratch.mit.edu). A small part of the time will be spent teaching Scratch to the kids present. </p> <p>Related: The speaker’s Young Programmers Video podcast: http://young-programmers.blogspot.com/ </p> <p>Links: http://delicious.com/dcbriccetti/cfk </p>

The Speaker(s)

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Dave Briccetti

Software developer with experience in Scala, Python, Java, Linux, networking, and user interfaces; and in many industries including videoconferencing, remote device control, finance, education, publishing, mechanical engineering, semiconductor manufacturing, defense, and telecommunications. Programming teacher with many years of experience teaching from third grade to adult professional.
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