Teaching programming to kids
Posted Aug 11, 2012 1:28 UTC (Sat) by spigot
Parent article: TXLF: TexOS teaching open source
Chris Smith used Haskell to introduce kids to programming. The exercises emphasized simple graphics and animations using the high-level Gloss library. He blogged about the first eight classes, and based on his reports it seems to have been quite successful.
This Reddit thread
answers the question, "Why Haskell?", and he introduces his series of posts with this entry
For those interested in doing something similar, it might be worthwhile to contact him.
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