Southampton CAS Secondary Hub meeting (was Wessex)
CAS South East (University of Southampton)
Tuesday Jul 11, 2017 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Light refreshments available
Interactive resources for teaching Python
|Loosely based on the concept of 'Literate Programming' (Knuth. D., 1984; Millman, K.J. & Perez,F., 2014), use of the Jupyter environment allows for a 'prose first' approach to the teaching of the Python programming language .||The two hour session will be split into a first session introducing the Jupyter Notebook contained within the Anaconda environment followed by a basic introduction to Python. Using Markdown and Code cells within the Jupyter notebook environment resources will be created to support teaching of the following Python concepts: •variables •functions •code blocks •boolean operators • loops •lists • dictionaries •data retrieval|
|Human friendly text punctuated with executable blocks of code is presented in a browser helping pupils to figure what the problem is and what is required to solve the problem before writing a line of code.||If time permits we will also cover •Objects and classes •Importing •Style guide and conventions •Libraries|
|When code is written is is executed on the same page as the text removing the need to swap between a text document and a programming environment.||Requirements: To access the Jupyter notebook environment Anaconda software should be installed on your laptop. https://www.continuum.io/downloads|
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