Small Basic > Curriculum


Learn all about Small Basic by using the free curriculum. With the curriculum, you can learn about Small Basic in separate lessons - just like you would in a classroom. You can download the curriculum, which includes PowerPoint decks to teach from. As a teacher or as a student learning Small Basic on your own, the curriculum will guide you step by step.

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Small Basic Curriculum Books

In addition to the above resources, you can also find 9 great curriculum-style books from Kidware Software publishing.

Books with sample chapters here, on TechNet Wiki:

Book published by No Starch Press; authored by Ed Price & Majed Marji:
Additional books on Kidware's site, by Philip Conrod and Lou Tylee (All Small Basic books):

Books listed by age range

3rd-5th Grade:
5th Grade and Up:
6th Grade and Up:
7th Grade and Up:
8th Grade and Up:
What do I start with? Let's say, you're in 9th grade (or teaching a 9th-grade student). Or maybe you're an adult and want a dummy's guide to programming. These books are designed to be for curriculum or for self-study. You should start with one of the beginner books that are designed for middle school and up: Learn to Program with Small Basic (by Ed Price & Majed Marji; published by No Starch Press) or Beginning Microsoft Small Basic (by Philip Conrod and Lou Tylee; published by Kidware Software).

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