Python is a very popular language with simple object oriented syntax.

Here are a variety of resources that give a good grounding in Python and or might be helpful:

If you find any more please do add them in the comments section below.

You might want to use a more advanced editor than the IDLE interface used during the workshop: atom is a very nice and powerful tool.

If you want to push yourself further and look in to modern software development tools, here are some starting points: