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Why Learn Python as Your First Programming Language?

Why Learn Python as Your First Programming Language? So, you decided you want to learn programming, congratulations! You are about to begin a journey that , I hope, is as stimulating and rewarding for you as it was for myself! But the first question is–Which programming language should you first learn?? We thought long and … Continue reading Why Learn Python as Your First Programming Language? →

Example of a Penjee Challenge

One of the main goals of Penjee is to make learning to program fun for kids,  The main way that we do this is by making each ‘assignment’ a challenge. Here’s a walk through of one of the first challenges a student must attempt. We call this one “Grab() 4 fish And Avoid Water”. Each … Continue reading Example of a Penjee Challenge →

Water is bad [A Penjee Challenge]

We are working hard on creating our first set of Penjee challenges. We break our challenges up into units. In the first unit, the goal is to master some basic Penjee syntax . Things like how to make a penguin: [crayon-59ea1bc01626d157366389-i/] , how to waddle()[crayon-59ea1bc016276791224462-i/] and how to grab() a fish [crayon-59ea1bc01627b601179006-i/] In this assignment, the student … Continue reading Water is bad [A Penjee Challenge] →