Walk students through clicking on links in Java Docs to figure out unknown words and concepts (like iterable) by exploring the detailed explanation; plus the AP test expects students to read Java Docs online.

  • Model how to read a Java API for students by showing how you would click on the names of classes and interfaces you don’t know to investigate what methods they have.
  • Prompt students to explain what a particular method shown in the Java API returns.
    • Have them write on a piece of paper how they would call this method.

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Interview with Elissa Redmiles.