Students are required to bring their own laptops installed with the Python 3.3.x and PyCharm Community Edition. Check Lesson 0 of this course for downloading and installation instructions.
This isn't a worksheet class. We're going to be actively discussing and breaking down into simple terms many of the concepts critical to understanding the basics of programming. There will be numerous engaging and fun projects, as well as regular online quizzes to make sure students stay on track with course concepts.
Here is the class outline:
Syllabus and Curriculum Guide (for Parents)
An overview and detailed description of every concept taught in this course.
Getting Started with the Python Software
Follow these steps to set up your computer for this class.
Lesson 1 - An Overview of Computing and Programming
Never programmed before? Afraid of computers? We'll fix that!