Or something like LiveCode/HyperCard? (
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LiveCode) Because there's currently a
Kickstarter campaign (
to create an open-source edition of LiveCode for use in education, and if
one reads their arguments for why LiveCode is the best way to teach
computer programming in high schools (
http://www.runrev.com/education/k12.html), it seems to address a lot of
Also, this: http://www.volokh.com/2013/02/18/hypercard-redux/
Disclaimer: I know nothing about LiveCode, HyperCard, or the people behind
it that I didn't read at one of those links in the past few days.
On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Abigail Goben <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 2/22/2013 1:09 PM, Wilhelmina Randtke wrote:
>> It's a little worrying that there aren't introductory programming
>> that let someone do something interesting at a simple level
> Would you consider something like ROSALIND to be what you are describing?
> It focuses a little more on BI but is with basic programming. You learn to
> doing BI through figuring out your code.
> Abigail Goben
> Assistant Information Services Librarian and Assistant Professor
> University of Illinois at Chicago
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