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Scott Rowe
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187 votes
30 answers
38k views

Why do we count starting from zero?

  • 1,875
43 votes
16 answers
14k views

What is good age to start learning programming?

  • 571
43 votes
15 answers
17k views

What advantages do students who learn how to touch type have?

  • 549
24 votes
12 answers
713 views

Is it a good idea to teach algorithm courses using pseudocode instead of a real programming language?

  • 341
19 votes
4 answers
677 views

Difficulty of algorithms homework problems

  • 191
15 votes
10 answers
8k views

What is a file?

13 votes
12 answers
614 views

Textbooks: Yes, no, roll your own?

12 votes
4 answers
273 views

How to teach operating systems development nowadays?

  • 261
11 votes
4 answers
826 views

How to get girls more interested in computer science?

  • 211
10 votes
5 answers
891 views

Students seem to be unable to use code to express their ideas. Is the teaching methodology improvable?

  • 384
9 votes
6 answers
348 views

Quizzes after lectures

  • 31.2k
9 votes
8 answers
353 views

Exercise or example to reinforce idea of functions?

  • 296
9 votes
5 answers
238 views

In self-teaching, how can I move from basic tutorials to more complex work?

9 votes
8 answers
540 views

Why are pointers a key topic in a CS curriculum and oft cited as something people don't get?

8 votes
6 answers
325 views

Learning disabilities as a barrier - should I stop learning?

8 votes
6 answers
612 views

Paper Books or eBooks?

  • 1,864
8 votes
4 answers
1k views

First project in my second year data structures intro

8 votes
4 answers
269 views

How can programming skills be improved?

7 votes
4 answers
283 views

Do you know of a complete textbook for teaching databases?

  • 71
7 votes
2 answers
371 views

Why is the critical-section problem always presented with code in infinite loops?

7 votes
6 answers
273 views

Advice for becoming more confident in programming

7 votes
6 answers
370 views

Courage to Attack Difficult Questions

  • 34.7k
6 votes
6 answers
333 views

How do teachers motivate students to persevere and learn?

6 votes
3 answers
222 views

Would it be beneficial to learn computer science (or other computer related stuff) from 5-6 year old material?

6 votes
4 answers
126 views

How important is it that I know all of the words for the technical terms when mentoring in my second language?

  • 163
6 votes
3 answers
985 views

Is SICP appropriate for an advanced high school CS course?

  • 8,992
6 votes
3 answers
120 views

Is less than comparison more natural than greater than comparison? [closed]

  • 61
6 votes
2 answers
1k views

In what branch of science does technology belong?

5 votes
7 answers
430 views

Concept of variable

  • 179
5 votes
8 answers
535 views

Driven to Abstraction