The new video game Kodu will teach you (or your kid) about programming. It’s also actually fun.
By Chris WilsonPosted Friday, July 10, 2009, at 6:53 AM ET
KoduThe first computer program I ever wrote, in the second grade, was composed in pencil and ran on the platform known as my friend Nicholas. We were about to start learning Logo, the program that teaches kids how to draw things on the screen by writing out commands for a turtle. Before we got some face time with an Apple II, we had to act out the simple commands—Forward 10 steps, Left 90 degrees—in real life. I eventually succeeded in programming Nicholas to walk in a square. Read More.