Inspiration for #CompSci: Videos, Articles and Books

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#Inspiration for CompSci: Videos

Computer science is changing everything by code.org

Why our Kids must learn to code: 

Teach girls bravery, not perfection | Reshma Saujani

Rethink before you type | Trisha Prabhu | TEDxTeen

Let’s teach for mastery — not test scores – Sal Khan of Khan Academy
http://t.ted.com/wGQFbHb   

Code is language, we should teach it that way. | Tim Mask | TEDxAntioch

Coding is the universal language (3m59).  Are we moving the right way (5m50).  Artificial wall between technical and creative.  

Computer science education: why does it suck so much and what if it didn’t? | Ashley Gavin

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#Inspiration for CompSci: Articles

Girls into Stem:

STEM as I see it – Amy Mather
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/amy-mather-/stem-as-i-see-it_b_11662154.html

Coding is for Everyone – @MrHeadComputing
http://www.educationalappstore.com/blog/coding-is-for-everyone

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#Inspiration for #CompSci: Books  – Links with more info here…

Computer Science: An Overview
I wanted a first year university text to improve my subject knowledge. I am really pleased with this book, as it’s for both computer science students and from other disciplines to learn about the detail and breadth of computer science.

Python, PyGame and Raspberry Pi Game Development Paperback – (Sloan Kelly – 10 Jan 2017)

I wanted an ‘inside track’ for pygame and this also has some great extra information about python and Raspberry Pi’s. Recommended.

The Talent Code: Greatness isn’t born. It’s grown
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Talent-Code-Greatness-born-grown/dp/0099519852

Chris Roffey’s Python Coding Books:
http://www.codingclub.co.uk/:

“Here be Dragons” by Chris Leach
http://www.lulu.com/gb/en/shop/chris-leach/here-be-dragons/paperback/product-21042985.html

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