To avoid frustrating students, give them definitions of common terms and ways of fixing common error messages in advance.

  • Students who have to investigate definitions or error messages on their own may become discouraged or bored.
  • For an additional challenge, consider assigning students extra activities to complete with this information, such as having them rewrite definitions in their own words or identify mistakes in pre-existing code.

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Interview with Myra Deister