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Helping students adjust to using industrial-strength IDEs

Something I've often observed is that many students find it challenging to figure out how to use full-fledged IDEs such as Eclipse, Netbeans, Visual Studios, IntelliJ, and PyCharm. From what I can ...
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Command-line Java in AP CS A

Context: Over the past school year I spent a significant portion of my time preparing to teach AP CS A next year. From choosing textbooks to writing the College Board syllabus, I essentially started ...
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IDE vs Editor and terminal for CS1

I am involved in the teaching of CS1 and CS2 at the University of Oslo. We have recently transitioned from Java to Python as our introductory language. We have a strong tradition of teaching students ...
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Recommended IDE for teaching web development to beginners

I have been assisting an IT teacher who has recently started teaching computer science to year 7-9s (11-13 year-olds). This year they will just be covering basic client-side web development: HTML, CSS ...
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Do automatic style hints help students to understand the language they're learning?

Do automatic style hints (like those provided by linters) significantly increase the student's understanding of the language they're learning? I am asking because I assist in a course that uses a ...
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Jackson based IDE for programming

Is there any Jackson based IDE for programming? I mean, an IDE in which you can place the sentences in sequence from left to right. I am looking for something similar to PSeInt (spanish), although ...
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