Join David Gassner for an in-depth discussion in this video A first real programming language: Logo, part of Programming Foundations: Programming for Kids.
It's usually better to start with a language that has simple syntax…and where success can be judged just by looking at the screen.…So, for a kid's very first programming language you might want to consider Logo.…I'll talk a little bit about the history and purpose of…Logo in a moment, but let's get to a quick demo.…There are many versions and implementations of Logo.…This one is called UCB Logo, or Berkeley Logo.…It's a text-based environment that's free and available for Mac, Windows and Linux.…
I'll start by typing a very simple Logo command, the print command.…
- Understanding your child's learning style
- Graphical programming on iPads and computers
- Making things move
- Learning about algorithms
- Programming animations, apps, and games
- Programming virtual and real robots
- Programming hardware: Arduino and Raspberry Pi
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 11/10/2014. What changed?
A: We updated the "Programming Android apps: MIT App Inventor" video to incorporate new device footage, so you can see how the app performs on an Android phone.