Archive for November, 2012

I have been following some of the material produced by Khan Academy, in particular their recent and awesome software environment. They started producing Python tutorial videos back in 2011, but earlier this year they made a dramatic switch to a JavaScript dialect and an in-browser graphical immediate interpreter. That is to say, if you write […]


In the last month there has been exciting news about the Computer Science Circles project I’ve worked on with colleagues from the University of Waterloo. One is that the site is now disponible en français, thanks in no small part to Brice Canvel, a Swiss teacher who translated most of the lessons. Another is that a paper […]