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Is it OK to use “informal” systems such as TeamSpeak or Discord to support classes?

Like many of you, in the last weeks, I've been forced to move to distance teaching/learning. While our university has always suggested us to use Zoom, from the first moment, several students said that ...
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HS Lessons On Modeling Virus Spread

I'd like to try teaching an online lesson to high school CS students on modeling the spread of a virus. Ideally it would be something that could be coded in a spreadsheet, Code.Org's Game Lab or App ...
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Training students to give better feedback, when remote teaching

Sorry if not a question about Computer Science / IT / digital literacy. However I am teaching these, and it is about use of IT (Communication Technology) in teaching. I have now started to teach ...
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Distributed Pair Programming in distance education

We've done pair programming for years with the rule of two kids, one screen, and the kids sitting next to each other. We have found this to be a tremendously valuable process. Now that all ...
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Tools for running classes remotely

Today, university after university in the US announced moving to online classes. This is perhaps easier in CS than in, say, ceramics or dance, but it still presents unique challenges. Can anyone ...
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What evaluation methods can be used that don't involve testing but are adaptable to online courses

The current situation with the spread of a serious disease worldwide has caused a number of universities and schools to move courses to an online model where students don't meet face to face in large ...
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How can I design online tests and prevent cheating?

As you may know, schools in many parts of the world will remain closed for a long time due to the coronavirus outbreak. In Italy, the government has invited schools to provide remote teaching, and ...