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Re: [school-discuss] ISO: Good programming language to teach an 8yr
Bill Kendrick wrote:
I would try Java, it might be a bit hard to learn for an eight
year old, but there is a nice way to learn Java and have fun at
the same time...
What's a good, kid-friendly language for today's kids to use (on Linux,
Not had much time to play about with it, but it looks good.
As other's have noted, LOGO is quite good, but he might be a
little to old for that now. I know it was quite boring for me
when I was forced to learn it in high school. (although I was
coding with higher level programming languages at the time, so
maybe I was just being to picky).
I think games like RoboCode is a good teaching aid.
I would also check out Python and Pygame.
Hope that helps.