Georgina Wilcox

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Teaching Python to the young and impressionable
PyCon AU 2011
Georgina Wilcox , Katie M Bell
Recorded: Aug. 22, 2011Language: English

We present two outreach programmes run by Sydney University for high school students: the National Computer Science School ( and the Girls' Programming Network ( For the past four years we have been teaching Python to students in grades 9-12, and based on this experience we will discuss why Python is a good first language and the parts of it which are still difficult for students to grasp.