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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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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. d…
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Questions related to teaching, guiding and mentoring teams in the different FIRST programs (FLL jr. FLL, FTC, FRC) in the computer science aspect.
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Questions related to mentoring and teaching Computer Science to FRC teams. This tag is not to be used for general questions about FRC (acronym) teams except for those about teaching Computer Science t…
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for questions concerning teaching the goto statement and its equivalents.
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to ask about using the Minecraft game environment to teach elementary programming. General questions about the Minecraft game itself should be asked on the gaming.StackExchange forum.
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specifically for questions relating to students evaluating the work of other students. The evaluations can be given to either or both of the instructor or the student being evaluated. It i…
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multi-faceted. It can be from instructor to student or student to instructor. It can also be communication between students. Use this tag for questions that involve methods and conseq…
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a term used to describe classes/courses that intend, generally, to introduce students to computational concepts and processes. Such classes are often not comprehensive. They may be…
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Attainment refers to the earning of specific degrees and honors in the educational setting. Use this tag for questions about research on attainment and for questions about processes that lead to highe…
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for questions related to CS educators considering extending their education to the doctoral level and how they might capitalize on their experience to do so.
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Questions related to teaching about type casting. Use this tag to ask about teaching various aspects of type casting.
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Questions related to teaching the Swing Java graphics framework. Use this tag to ask about teaching how to use various components included in the Swing library.
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appropriate for all questions relating to the JavaFX graphical library. Questions on educational usage of the library are appropriate as are questions on the relative merits of JavaFX to o…
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Questions related to teaching about the Lego Mindstorms robot development environment. Use this tag to ask about teaching how to use various tools and options of the development software. This tag can…
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for questions related to teaching the Swift programming language from Apple. More generally it may be applied to questions of developing IOS applications in Swift.
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for questions related to teaching application development on mobile platforms. Mobile applications are commonly referred to as "apps".
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a traditional computer encoding method for numbers of large (or small) size, but limited precision. The bits of the encoding are separated by a mantissa and an exponent. Programming …
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For questions regarding Project Lead The Way
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Some Computer Science topics can be taught to very young children, often by their parents. Use this tag for questions related to teaching simple concepts to youngsters before they start formal educati…
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for questions which focus on the Praxis test for computer science
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Used for questions that address generics in Java and other languages. Generics are often used to restrict collections to a single contained type so that the system can guarantee correctness in some ca…
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Finite Mathematics includes such things as set theory, counting, probability, logic and the like. CS students need to know much of this material and university programs often have a specialized course…
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a tool often used to create make files for C development, though it has other, broader, uses. Use this tag for questions related to using the tool(s) as part of the educational process, not fo…
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Bias in education results from both intentional and unintentional acts, processes, and policies. Use this tag for questions that discuss the effects of actions that may result in bias as well as how t…