[TOS] "this is programming"
ruwoldtp at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 10:15:46 UTC 2010
They skipped over Scratch but it is the bees knees for kids getting started.
It is accessible and gender inclusive. It allows kids to focus on logic
with no both about syntax. Couple this with the Scratch website, and you
have a place for kids to share their work and learn from what others have
done. If a kids likes something that someone else has produced they can
download, inspect the code and build on it. Their approach of imagine,
share, learn really is what happens.
2010/3/29 Ross Gardler <ross.gardler at oucs.ox.ac.uk>
> This short podcast is a great idea for introducing people to programming.
> Jono Bacon indicates he'd like to push it forward. Maybe TOS can either help
> or make use of it.
> Check out this podcast..Shot of Jaq .
> The New Hacker Generation (Episode Link<http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ShotOfJaq/~5/FJ0YfghfdKo/shotofjaq_thenewhackergeneration.mp3>
> Subscribe using RSS Player on the iPhone. (App Store Link<http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=302006628&mt=8>)
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