Articles

Peter Millican, developer of the Turtle System, has written three articles for Computing at School’s magazine SwitchedOn.

The Turtle System:

An Easy Way Into Text-Based Programming and Computer Science

“The Turtle System, with teaching resources and tools for setting and marking coursework, is available free thanks to a new project at Oxford University co-funded by the Department for Education. Peter Millican, Professor of Philosophy at Hertford College, explains the principles behind the system he has developed.”

Using the Turtle System:

An Easy Way To Start Text-Based Programming

“The Turtle System, with teaching resources and coursework setting and marking tools, is available free thanks to a new project at Oxford University co-funded by the Department for Education. Peter Millican, Professor at Hertford College, Oxford, shows how to get started, both using the system and teaching with it.”

Computing Concepts and Models

to Enrich the Entire School Curriculum

“The Turtle System has recently been significantly developed at Oxford University thanks to a project co-funded by the Department for Education. Peter Millican, Professor at Hertford College and author of the system, has written a free book and suite of programs illustrating the value of CS concepts to many subjects.”