[internetworkers] programming for kids
tony at tonyspencer.com
Thu Mar 10 09:21:19 EST 2005
If I had a kid asking for some programming I think I'd start with Java.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Best [mailto:mbest at dasya.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2005 9:10 AM
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> Subject: [internetworkers] programming for kids
> My son has been nagging me to help him write some programs.
> I've already
> wondering if anyone here has suggestions for teaching an
> 8-year-old how to
> program (especially if he can make games).
> I learned programming when I was 11. It was BASIC on an
> Apple II+ and then
> later on the IBM XT. But BASIC is pretty dead nowadays, I'd
> imagine. I've
> also heard about Logo being a good language for kids to
> learn. Or maybe
> something like Visual Basic. Any ideas?
> Michael Best
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