- Small syntax errors are not good teachable moments.
- Forgetting a semicolon, using the number one instead of the letter l (e.g., System.out.print1n instead of System.out.println), indentation issues, etc., can be extremely frustrating for students and it’s something they just have to learn over time.
- Thus, letting them stay stuck for an extended period of time over a small syntax error is not in their best interest.
Interview with Seth Reichelson
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