- For instance, have half the class write instructions for making a PB&J sandwich, while the other half does the same for making a paper airplane. Have them carry out those instructions without any input from the designers of the algorithm.
- Make certain the message that computers can only do what they’re told is clear to the students.
- Extra Information from CS Teaching Tips: For more information on the peanut butter task check out our tip from Janet Davis’s Paper on the activity.
Tips from Frances P. Trees' section “Sample Syllabus.” in Deborah Power Carter’s The College Board’s AP Computer Science Teacher’s Guide.
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