Have students write pseudocode when developing algorithms to simplify the process of algorithm development and execution.

  • Students can figure out how to implement their program in pseudocode before translating it into real code, where they will encounter syntax errors.
  • Writing out pseudocode is especially helpful when algorithms require multiple steps.
External Source: 
Leigh Ann Sudol-DeLyser’s notes from 2009 AP CS A exam.
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