TOOGAM
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How to tell a student that s/he should enroll in a different program?
5 votes

To basically repeat some of what others said, hopefully shorter: Don't you dare tell them what they should do. Like who to marry, that is their choice. Just tell them what you do know: "These are ...

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Why do we count starting from zero?
3 votes

Why not? Why not count from zero? (This answer is a bit like Buffy's answer, but a bit simpler logic than many of the other answers.) Zero is a perfectly valid number. So why not use it? Failing ...

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Teaching students that printf() is not the same as return
3 votes

However, one point that I feel should be easy, yet I'm somehow not getting across to them, is the importance of returning a value in a function. Then focus on that. I know, you think you are doing ...

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Is it bad to force my students not to return early?
1 votes

I propose that the correct answer is to keep doing what you're doing, by teaching the techniques that you're currently teaching. Both of you. I was taught with the approach you use. When I was ...

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Dealing with students who complete labs very quickly
1 votes

Give the students extra work. I know, so far this sounds a bit redundant with some of the other answers. And I desire not to compete with them (their input is great and may be better), but I offer ...

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