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  • 1. Teaching Kids Programming
    Lynn Langit Developer Evangelist Microsoft
    http://blogs.msdn.com/SoCalDevGal

2. Who are we?
Developers, VolunteersPeople like you
3. What Technologies Do Girls Like?
4. Courseware Intentional Coding, Recipes
5. Small Basic
Recipes are Lessons
6. Editor and Code
Ribbon
Editor
Intellisense
Instant Help
7. What shape will this code draw?
8. How about a Quiz?
9. Code is Joy!
10. Future Directions for Small Basic Courseware
Events

  • Train volunteer teachers, emphasize after-school programs

11. Possible annual curriculum test with CSTA and/or Danish National SchoolsCourseware

  • More in Courseware Library

12. Quizzes 13. Variation Grids 14. Videos of each recipe 15. Deeper - Add more advanced courseware Kata-style 16. Add to Other Languages Courseware, i.e. Database, C#, Web 17. More for TeachersLanguage / IDE

  • Feature requests to Vijaye

18. Bug reporting to Vijaye 19. Possible integration of our extensions into Silverlight SmallBasic player