Emphasize to students that nitty-gritty details are not important for understanding fundamental principles of computer science to motivate students to focus on their big picture understanding.

  • Tell them that they will learn what these details mean in time, but that they aren’t important to their understanding yet.
    • The main method in Java is an example of this type of detail. Students don’t need to know what all of these keywords below mean in order to use the main method.
      • public static void main(String[] args)

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