Module the Month: Turtle
In keeping with the education theme, I thought I would give a talk on the Turtle module in Python, which is more or less a clone of Logo.
Introducing Python in an after school setting
I've lead a couple once-a-week, 10-week apprenticeships that allow 5th-8th grade
students to explore the basics of Python through an interactive shell at their
elementary school. The students primarily use lab computers, but they are also
exposed to general command-line concepts through the use of several customized
In this talk I will discuss my goals for the students, the concepts that I
introduce, how I interact with the students, some of the challenges that arise
(for myself and the students), and some tips that may be helpful to other
Migrating django application data
Discussion of common problems migrating Django application databases, particularly when switching DBMS.