Posted by: Anonymous
on December 19, 2008 11:32 PM
Obviously it has to be C++ so that by the time they are in to work they have the decade of experience with it to be considered competent!
A friend who actually teaches kids fins Scratch excellent, the best thing he has tried. He found it as an alternative to Flash. As a consequence he finds they actually get to understand concepts in the time allowed with the brightest being able to be pointed to a real (used by industry) language.