This classic homeschool computer science manual for kids provides 34 programming lessons encompassing a year of study and one high school credit. It teaches basic programming structures using a fun medium that provides immediate, colorful feedback and asks for creativity from the student.
It uses MicroWorlds Logo software, usable on Mac and PC current operating systems and developed at MIT to teach reasoning to kids. Purchased separately and available for free trial.
The two original Computer Science Pure and Simple books, repackaged here, won Practical Homeschooling Magazines First Place Readers Choice Award for three years running and have gathered many fans.
Students learn simple and then complex programming concepts and use them to make animations and a variety of games: Madlibs, Maze, Hangman, City and Race.