[IAEP] Fwd: [Edu-sig] "Computer Science For Kids" Book Announcement

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Fri Mar 19 08:19:18 EDT 2010

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 5:36 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> Looks nice :)

Pretty good.  A few places it could be improved. For example, in his
compression example, Page 28, he gets confused about bits and bytes.
And his page on Open Source is a bit off the mark IMHO. Still, it may
appeal to some. I'd be curious to get some teacher reactions.


> - Bert -
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: Andre Lessa <andre at lessaworld.com>
>> Date: 19. März 2010 05:28:54 MEZ
>> To: edu-sig at python.org
>> Subject: [Edu-sig] "Computer Science For Kids" Book Announcement
>> Hey Python Community,
>> I just self published this brand new book and I'm making its PDF
>> available for (free) download on my web site.
>> My goal is to explain some very basic fundamentals of computer science
>> to kids who are starting to learn about computers at school and/or at
>> home. For the tiny hints of programming, I referenced Python. If you
>> (or a kid you know) ends up having access to this book, please send
>> your feedback (suggestions/corrections) directly to me so I can start
>> thinking about the next edition and how I can make it even cooler for
>> kids.
>> Thanks!
>> Andre Lessa
>> You can download the entire book here (no registration required).
>> "Computer Science For Kids"
>> http://www.LessaWorld.com/kids/
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