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To introduce recursion, try reading The Cat in the Hat Comes Back, or “Martin and the Dragon,” to make the topic more engaging.

  • Such resources can help explain the idea that recursion is “one step and a smaller journey.”
  • Extra Info from the CS Teaching Tips Team: check out AP Central’s Resource Page for more information on this tip.
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Tips from Frances P. Trees' section “Sample Syllabus.” in Deborah Power Carter’s The College Board’s AP Computer Science Teacher’s Guide.