Kelly Schuster-Paredes is a mom, world traveler and a netizen. She loves learning about cultures and her children were born on two different continents. Kelly has a Masters in Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology from Nova Southeastern University. She has taught in London, Lima and USA and specializes in curriculum design, coaching and development. She got started with integrating technology in the classroom in 2003 and dabbled with app design in File Maker, HTML and Robotics. She currently teaches sixth, seventh and eighth grade computer science at Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This is her fourth year using Python.
December 10th, 2018 | 29 mins 54 secs
getting started, mu editor, newbies, python
What does the first week of Python look like for new coders? Where do you start? Is it better to jump right in or give them a softer start? We'll talk about everything from what exercises work best, how to get new Python coders started with an IDE like Mu Editor, and more.
December 5th, 2018 | 31 mins 30 secs
education, getting started, python, tynker
Our very first episode! Kelly and Sean talk about how to get started teaching Python, including how to set up a room for computer science, what books and podcasts were most useful, the joys of Tynker, and how to set your own expectations for how to teach Python for others.