This post is the first of six in a series with ideas and resources on how to make computing lessons engaging and demanding for as many students as possible. Click here for the original post. Ideas and resources for creative computing lessons I think creativity is one of the most over-used words in teaching. Put a few
Writing code to draw shapes in python is a great way of getting started because you have to think about the sequence (order) of instructions that you write. Getting started is nice and easy: you have to make a turtle object and then give it instructions to move.
I was looking through the tools and resources I’ve uploaded so far and it struck me that most of the themes, styles and project ideas would appeal more to the stereotypical boy than the stereotypical girl. I don’t want to reinforce or play to unhelpful stereotypes by pretending that if we tweak the colour scheme of