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I wrote this tutorial for my 14-year-old daughter to teach her the fundamental concepts behind programming. It is intended to be used with the Chipmunk BASIC system for the Mac (see http://www.nicholson.com/rhn/basic/ for free download), although there are only a very few places where it matters (stopping an infinite loop, the 'save' command).
This tutorial is NOT intended for self-study. I expect a human teacher to be there, stepping the student through the exercises, explaining the results.
It is in 4 sections:
Note that I do not go into arrays or gosub or anything like that. For more-advanced programming, a different language should be used (maybe Pascal, maybe Java, maybe assembly).