A number of universities around the US are piloting courses to fit the proposed Advanced Placement CS Principles course . At the University of Washington Bothell Professor Kelvin Sung had the idea to create an CS principles course for AP high school that introduce non-programmers to programming via game design.  The video below shows off some of the results. There is more information at the course web site at http://depts.washington.edu/bcusp110/ The view of some of the final projects is pretty cool. This is designed as a concepts course and not as a programming course. The students were not ...read more