Phase 3 – Real World language Python Programming (6th Class)

“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important” – Bill Gates

Coding is rapidly becoming the most in-demand job skill across a wide range of industries, and it will continue to do so in the future. One of the most in-demand coding languages is Python, a general-purpose programming language which is widely known for its efficiency and user-friendliness.  In this course students will build on the concepts which they have learned in Scratch, applying the concepts in python programs.  This is a 4-5hr workshop.

Workshop Overview:

  1. Implement Python in their classroom.
  2. For those that are already delivering Python, this course will provide a full syllabus to allow teachers to expand their current skills portfolio.

What will be covered?

  • How to use Python IDLE & Interface & Environment.
  • Using Turtle Graphics.
  • Understanding Variables & Numbers.
  • Loops. While, Repeat (For) & Nested.
  • Conditions & Boolean Logic.
  • Functions.

You will need to download the following programme onto your laptop:

Python is available free from HERE

In-House: We travel to you and delivery to as many staff as you wish, to request a quotation for this options email hello@computingatschools.ie