Projects advocating the use of the Scheme language in education, online Scheme tutorials, and introductory papers on Scheme.

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High School Computing: The Inside Story
How Scheme made learning programming fun.
Indiana University Educational Infrastructure Project
Developing software and courseware to support the use of Scheme in undergraduate education.
An Introduction to Scheme
A paper by Daniel P. Friedman (1994) which provides a good introduction to Scheme programming. Presented at the First International Forum on Computer Programming in Education, ITESM, Mexico.
A Page About call/cc
Good introduction, explains call-with-current-continuation function and how it works. Compares to exceptions in languages Java, C++, C's setjmp() and longjmp(), problems of lexical versus dynamic scoping with continuations. Very informative, more so for intermediate Scheme programmer trying to understand language's heart.
Scheme in Education
A meta-resource maintained by Shriram Krishnamurthi for people interested in Scheme as a tool in education.
Schools Using Scheme
A compilation of colleges, universities, and secondary schools which use Scheme in their curricula. Compiled and maintained by Ed Martin of Schemers, Inc.
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs Web Site
SICP is a very well known text teaching the conceptual basis of programming. The full text is available on the web site.
Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days
An online Scheme tutorial by Dorai Sitaram.
The TeachScheme! Project
Goals of this Rice University project: disseminate a new introductory curriculum on computing, and turn computing and programming into indispensable parts of the liberal arts college curriculum.
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