Introduction to Microsoft’s Small Basic by Martin Fish - Class 1

We’ve got some great curriculum here from one of our favorite educators! Let’s get to it! This is an introductory lesson plan from one of our favorite middle school teachers, Mr. Fish, who teaches at Mason Middle School in Mason, Ohio. So you can start this off for your first class session! And big thanks…

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Turtle Maze versus Hangman - a case for seamless sharing.

A lot of Small Basic programs use “Assets” in order to work, e.g. images, sound and text files. Key to Small Basic’s effectiveness is our ability to share code and programs. At present the sharing of code is seamless but the sharing of programs may not be. To demonstrate the difference I use the 2…

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Small Basic learning camps at Main Stem Academy - Summer 2013

http://www.mainstemacademy.com/   Mark McDonald at Main Stem Academy is teaching Small Basic camps. Each camp is tutorial driven. Kids can join any time or go to the whole series. If they attend the whole series, they will be challenged with new tutorials and scenarios each week. They will use agile project management techniques. Kids will…


Small Basic - Elementary & Middle Student Testimonials

Last Updated: 06/23/16 – Added the video of kids using and talking about Small Basic. 09/23/15: JCGarrido’s son, Adrian, age 12. 11/28/14: Der_Programmier, age 9. 10/21/13: Added Anne’s son. 8/25/13: Added Lisa M’s daughter, Amber. This blog post is a work in progress. It will grow as we collect testimonials. Please add to it by leaving comments below. Please…