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How do I teach git to a teenager

I like Git, or at least the idea of it. However I can not get my head around how to use it. Therefore I would not like to teach it. (This question is about learning to use Git. Not about comparing it ...
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How can I set up Eclipse/eGit/GitHub in a way that is easy for students?

My students struggle terribly with Eclipse, and with any form of version control. I want them to use Eclipse with Git, but I am struggling myself to find a way to set it up that would make sense to a ...
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Where can I find high-quality editable slides for teaching git?

I would like to teach my software engineering students git and to introduce key ideas in a presentation. Creating slides from scratch does not seem like a good use ...
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a lecture that guides students to re-create git

A few years ago I visited a university (very likely an US university) lecture website that teaches perhaps file system or version control system (I'm really unsure here), which gradually lead students ...
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Teaching Revision (Change) Control Systems In High School CS Classes

I teach AP Computer Science A and game design classes at the high school level in Washington state (where "revision control systems" are a grade level expectation (GLE) for 11th and 12th grade - all ...
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Best Git strategy for workshop code (starter -> end solution)

I run web development coding workshops where I give students a starting repo, then want to have a version for the final, finished "solution". Ideally students should not see the solution easily until ...
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