Questions tagged [classroom-infrastructure]

For questions about hardware or software that you use specifically to enable your teaching. This could be networking, collaboration (but not GIT), screen-casting. Don't use this for the hardware you teach on (arduino, pi) , or the software students use directly (IDE or interpreters)

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Projecting the In- class demo screen

I want to do an in-class demo for students. I am wondering if there's a way I can project my code editor for students to see, and still have a document with written code (like a cheat sheet) which ...
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Do some websites block school building/classroom IP networks because they mistake us for possible DDOS?

So I had my students go to NodeJS.org to download Node.js, and they did it with no problems. Two days later, I had them go to NodeJS.org again, but none of us could access the site, not even from the ...
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Looking for software that would enable me to cast a screen over LAN

I'm working at the university in a computer lab and I'm looking for a Microsoft Windows software, that would enable me to cast a screen of my computer (master) to all other student's computers which ...
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Tools or methods to make projected code easier to follow

When programming on a projector screen, the audience can easily get lost. Besides the obvious things (large enough font size, good indentation, short but helpful comments identifying sections), how do ...
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What are the benefits/uses of a SMART Board in CS education (or are there none)?

A few years back I taught in a lab equipped with a SMART Board. I typically only used it as a regular whiteboard and the only benefit I could identify was that I didn't finish every lesson with ink ...
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When should I scrap my projector for a blackboard?

These days, we've got all this fancy, new-fangled technology. We've got live coding, we've got presentations, we've got remote desktop adapted for classroom use. There seems to be a tool for every ...