First published on MSDN on Oct 25, 2012
Authored by Ed Price
Last Updated: 04/01/19 - Adding the video back in, updated the preview text, and reformatting the quotes (with the new blog format). 6/23/16: Added the video of kids using and talking about Small Basic. 09/23/15: JCGarrido's son, Adrian, age 12. 11/28/14: Der_Programmier, age 9. 10/21/13: Added Anne's son. 8/25/13: Added Lisa M's daughter, Amber.
This blog post is a work in progress. It will grow as we collect testimonials. Please add to it by leaving comments below. Please include the age and grade of the child and then a paragraph that explains how well the student was able to learn Small Basic. It can be a story, an example, or in any form you'd like. We'll list the youngest students at the top. We're looking for quotes from students age 1-13.
To get things started, here's a video of kids in action with Small Basic:
Ray FAST's son, age 8, 3rd grade:
LitDev's 2 daughters (Scotland), at age 8:
Math Man, at age 9, 4th grade:
Michael Scherotter's son, Alex, at age 9, 4th grade (with 2 girls and 7 other boys, all 4th grade):
Lisa N's daughter, Flower, age 9, 5th grade:
Der_Programmier, age 9, 4th grade:
Alex_2000 (Russian), at age 9:
Mark Derksen's son, age 10:
Jannelle Nevel's son, age 10:
Sarah A 's son, age 10:
Heather H 's son, age 10:
Jalynn P's kid, age 10:
Laura 's daughter, Therese, age 11:
Vivian Luo's son, age 11:
AirWaves, at age 11:
Michelle P's son, age 11:
Linda B 's sons, Brent (age 11) and Caleb (age 12):
Fred Postnov (Russian), age 11, 5th grade:
Jennifer L 's daughter, Elizabeth, age 12:
Lisa M's daughter Amber, age 12:
CodeWizardKid1 (Tim), age 12:
Leah C 's son, Charles, age 12:
Eddie D's daughter, M, age 12:
Gungan37, at age 12, 7th grade:
Amir CPS (Indian), age 12, 8th grade:
Tere S's son, age 12, 7th grade:
Lisa N's son, Cub, age 12, 7th grade:
Creative One, at age 12:
8Bit Pony, age 12:
Flostian, at age 12:
JCGarrido's son, Adrian, age 12:
Leslie E 's son, Captain C, age 13:
Noah Buscher , age 13:
Zock77, at age 13:
Kelly B 's son, Hayden, age 13:
Joman Mied, at age 13, 8th grade:
Anne 's son, age 13:
Karen Morris ' son, age 13:
And that's it for now! We will update this page with more quotes, so...
Please keep the testimonials coming! Leave a comment below, with...
The only other guideline is that we're looking for testimonials about students, age 1-13. (This was updated from age 1-12 because we saw that we have many active 13-year old contributors.)
To get started, download Small Basic , and then see the...
- Ninja Ed
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