Provide open-ended prompts for building projects to keep students motivated.

  • Projects that don’t have solutions available online will force students to come up with their own work.
  • Giving students prompts that tell them exactly what to build may prove boring and unmotivating for them. Having prompts like "Make a game using at least (this many) instances of (this object, etc)" and giving them tools to make it allows room for students to build projects that they find interesting.

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