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Teaching Programming to Kids [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: At what age could I reasonably teach my children about programming? The Question I've been thinking about starting a children's (aged 10-11+) group about programming, ...
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What language and topics should be covered when teaching non-CS college students how to program?

I have been asked by many of my non-computer science friends to teach them how to program. I have agreed to hold a seminar for them that will last for approximately 1 to 2 hours. My thoughts are to ...
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What is the most orthogonal programming language?

I find myself repeatedly annoyed by having to teach freshmen about special language rules (like array-to-pointer decay) that have absolutely nothing to do with programming in itself. So I wondered: ...
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What are good dynamics that can improve learning in a web programming course?

At my company we are starting a course for free that will cover 4 modules (HTML / CSS and W3C Standards, Javascript and jQuery, PHP, MySQL) during 7 months. The main goal is to be able to train new ...
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What simple game is good to learn OO principles?

I have to come up with a project propsal for my students, here are some details: The design should be gove over OO concepts: encapsulation, interfaces, inheritance, abstract classes Idealy a game, ...
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Which programming language is the best to start learning/teaching about programming [closed]

As this question is closed, let me do an attempt that actually meets all 6 requirements. At our faculty, there's for the moment a big change in the classes "informatics". We used to teach Java, but ...