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> I work as a teacher now, and this school year I'm teaching basic C to
> youngsters (age ~16). My current skills are more than enough to cope with
> toy programs and exercises, but I'm taking the chance to improve my
> knowledge of more advanced C programming techniques (but still
> general-purpose), so any good corpus of code will do. Using Lua source for
> the task has the added advantage of improving my knowledge of my favourite
> language (which is not C ;-)

Dunno about the syllabus and its goal, but I today I would teach
javascript to youngsters, so they can put it immediatly to use and
show with some intelligently enriched websides. When I had coding
classes in the 90ies already felt like, guys why are we doing
stdin/stdout console stuff when the contemporary show is window GUIs?