Inspiration for #CompSci: Videos, Articles and Books

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#Inspiration for CompSci: Videos
Computer science is changing everything by code.org
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1x54GqfL3UY   

Teach girls bravery, not perfection | Reshma Saujani
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fC9da6eqaqg

Let’s teach for mastery — not test scores – Sal Khan of Khan Academy
http://t.ted.com/wGQFbHb   

Code is language, we should teach it that way. | Tim Mask | TEDxAntioch
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9L9YyDS3uI
Coding is the universal language (3m59).  Are we moving the right way (5m50).  Artificial wall between technical and creative.  

Computer science education: why does it suck so much and what if it didn’t? | Ashley Gavin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jmN_tBS0t4

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#Inspiration for CompSci: Articles

Girls into Stem:
STEM as I see it – Amy Mather
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/amy-mather-/stem-as-i-see-it_b_11662154.html
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#Inspiration for #CompSci: Books  – Links with more info here…

Computer Science: An Overview
I wanted a first year university text to improve my subject knowledge. I am really pleased with this book, as it’s for both computer science students and from other disciplines to learn about the detail and breadth of computer science.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1292061162/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

The Talent Code: Greatness isn’t born. It’s grown
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Talent-Code-Greatness-born-grown/dp/0099519852

Chris Roffey’s Python Coding Books:
http://www.codingclub.co.uk/:

“Here be Dragons” by Chris Leach
http://www.lulu.com/gb/en/shop/chris-leach/here-be-dragons/paperback/product-21042985.html

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