SMALL BASIC PROGRAMMING TRACK
The first semester tutorial is designed for the absolute beginning programmer. The second semester tutorial is an intermediate tutorial focused on useful homework projects that the student can use at home.
VISUAL BASIC® PROGRAMMING TRACK
The Visual Basic® Programming Track has 4 semester long tutorials. The first semester tutorial designed for the absolute beginner. The second semester tutorial is an intermediate tutorial focused on building useful homework projects that the student can use at home. The third and fourth semester tutorials are more rigorous tutorials for advanced students and are designed to prepare your students for college level programming courses.
VISUAL C#® PROGRAMMING TRACK
The Visual C#® Programming Track has 4 semester long tutorials. The first semester tutorial designed for the absolute beginner. The second semester tutorial is an intermediate tutorial focused on building useful projects that the student can use at home. The third and fourth semester tutorials are more rigorous Honors Level tutorials for advanced students and are designed to prepare your students for college Level programming courses.
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