Questions tagged [scope]

This tag is intended for all questions related to name/identifier scoping in the various languages used in teaching. It can also be used for questions concerning the kind of scoping (e.g. lexical v. dynamic).

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First Time teaching 6th & 7th grade computer science

I will be teaching 2 AP CS courses, along with 6th and 7th grade intro to computer science. I'm debating on whether teaching JavaScript (using CodeHS) to 7th graders would be an appropriate ...
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How to illustrate scope problem when creating variables inside `if` statements in Java

One of the problems that my students will stumble upon every year is trying to create or initialize variables within an if/else ...
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