Inspiration for #CompSci: Videos, Articles and Books
Computer science is changing everything by code.org
Choose Computer Science:
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:
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
#Inspiration for CompSci: Articles
Girls into Stem:
STEM as I see it – Amy Mather
Coding is for Everyone – @MrHeadComputing
#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
Chris Roffey’s Python Coding Books:
“Here be Dragons” by Chris Leach