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Re: [K12OSN] Class Textbooks & Lessons



I'm currently working on a book for new programmers, but I'm not sure it
would work here.  It's at

http://www.eskimo.com/~johnnyb/computers/ProgrammingGroundUp/

I'd be interested in any feedback about the book.

Jonathan Bartlett

On Thu, 6 Jun 2002, Dan Young wrote:

> Jason Leydon wrote:
> > I saw some sites in the past that goes over some textbook and lesson
> > plan material that seems to work very well in the K12LTSP setup for a
> > classroom.
> >
> > I cannot find the links any more and thought maybe some people out there
> > might have some ideas.  Anything would help.  What we currently have
> > planned for classes (some of them are in place but new lesson plans /
> > online text books would help):
> >
> > C++ Programming
> > Java Programming
> > Basic Programming
>
> This has links to lots of good stuff, although I came across it
> specifically while looking for the "How to think like a computer
> scientist" open book, which has been "ported" to Java, Python, and C++.
>
> http://www.ibiblio.org/obp/
>
> Another Java resource is IBM's Robocode. It's a game where your program
> robots in Java to battle each other. What better reason to learn
> programming than to whip the kid next to you with little robot tanks.
> Here's the link:
>
> http://robocode.alphaworks.ibm.com/home/home.html
>
> > We currently also have an Office 2000 course but might integrate
> > StarOffice 6.0 and/or OpenOffice 1.0 into that, since these are new I
> > doubt much is out on it but will definately be looking for some stuff.
>
> You might look at Sun's documentation for StarOffice 6. I saw a link to
> a PDF manual somewhere. Can someone refresh my memory?
>
> > Also, our graphics class will be using high-end programs like Photoshop
> > 6, Illustrator 10, Dreamweaver etc.... perhaps some stuff on /The Gimp/
> > would be nice.
>
> Here's the best I could come up with on The Gimp. I admit to being
> severly Gimp ignorant, being a long-time Photoshop holdout. I shall
> repent, go forth, and sin no more. ;-)
>
> http://empyrean.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu/~nem/gimp/tuts/
>
> -Dan Young
> -Parkrose School District
>
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