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The Mu Editor in Education #Python #Mu

Tim Golden Mu Editor

Tim Golden over on the Moderate Realism blog writes about using the Mu Editor in teaching:

At the club I help to run, I started this week what I hope will be a regular coding session using Python and, of course, the Mu editor. I’m competing directly with the regular football slot, so I’m not expecting to get many lads. Yesterday I had three Year 8s.

Really through force of circumstances we ended up doing a sort of paired programming. What you can see in the picture is everyone using the one computer (my laptop). We attached a screen and a keyboard and the lads on my right (your left) are using those, while the other lad is using the laptop itself. I’m glad to say that they quickly got used to the discipline of leaving the keyboard for the pilot only with the various co-pilots just chipping in to spot problems.

Nice work Tim! Perhaps we can steer you to show the folks some Adafruit CircuitPython compatible boards?

Read more about their coding session here.


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