Kickstarter: Easy Python – Learn to Code in a Week

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/programming/learn-python-visually

An interesting Kickstarter project:

Beautifully illustrated eBook that teaches Python programming through Metaphors, Quizzes and Game-like Interactive Exercises.

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Teaching Computer Science Better to get Better Results

http://computinged.wordpress.com/2014/10/15/we-need-to-fix-the-computer-science-teaching-problem/

The article’s hypothesis: We get poor results because we use ineffective teaching methods. If we want to teach CS more effectively, we need to learn and develop better methods. If we don’t strive for better methods, we’re not going to get better results.

Has some interesting links to methods to try.