Monthly Archives: December 2005

How to ask your teacher a question

One of the major problems that teachers encounter, especially at University, is dealing with badly formulated questions from students. Some questions are almost impossible to answer sensibly and that’s often because the goals of students and their… Continue reading

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Fractal curves in Python

We’ve set our first year students the task of drawing some fractal curves in Python with the fantastic turtle module. Apparently the Dragon curve is a pain, so here’s an alternative starting point for anyone getting stuck: the Torn Square curve. I… Continue reading

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