[plt-scheme] Teach Scheme, Reach Java in Indian high school curriculum/syllabus

From: Geoffrey S. Knauth (geoff at knauth.org)
Date: Sun Mar 29 19:17:37 EDT 2009

On Mar 25, 2009, at 06:42, jestew wrote:

> I teach is an introductory programming course designed as a
> preliminary to a full year robotics course. The robotics course uses
> Lego Mindstorm NXT robots, and last year I got frustrated with using
> NXT-G as a language and opted to use Java instead (my other choices
> were assembly - using NBC - or C/C++ - using RobotC or NXC). So I
> wanted all the students to have a single trimester to get them to
> understand the basics of using Java.

My robotics students and I are working on a DrScheme interface to  
NXT.  It's the semester project.

Except for syntax, are you happy with the capabilities of NBC/NXC?  So  
far we've been using that as a model.


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