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Programming children (if only!)

Michael Gove, the UK’s Education Minister (a bit of a misnomer because he has no jurisdiction outside England!) has recently made the headlines because he has announced that all children will now learn computer programming in school. The brief consultation process showed that teachers were split down the middle on this issue with both sides  Full Article…

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Behind the scenes

Age: 15 to 18 Goal: The students analyze a rather simple computer game like Pac-Man according to the concepts of object-oriented programming (class, object, instance, method etc.). What you need?: an online-version of the game (e.g. http://www.webpacman.com) enough computers for the groups Proceedings: 1. Introduction Object-oriented programming concepts UML-diagrams 2. Pupils’ task Study the game  Full Article…

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