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Questions related to tags in the main site or discussing the usage of specific tags on the main site. Tags make it easier to filter questions, and to attract experts in the field related to your question. Tags are keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions.

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Synonymize [lesson-planning] into [lesson-ideas]

lesson-planning has only three questions, and the much wider used lesson-ideas is for questions about planning lessons for a specific purpose, such as teaching some coding paradigm or skill. ...
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Why do we have the best-practice tag?

The tag best-practice has about 56 questions tagged as such, but I can't see what additional information or categorization this tag provides for any of them. I'd say that any question about "best ...
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Implementing education-level based tagging

This is a continuation of the discussion on this question. At the time of this writing, this answer was highest voted, and so the implementation of it will be discussed here. For reference, here is ...
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Meta-tagging based on age/grade/course/ability

Notice: Now that we've chosen a proposal, we are discussing implementation as a part of this meta question. Please have any further discussions there. Way back in the early days of our site (well, a ...
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The list-nature of [lesson-ideas]

This has been bothering me for quite a long time, but I've had some trouble articulating it. We have already had quite a lot of discussion about list questions, and have historically been fairly ...
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How to make this tool more useful for elementary school computer science teachers

A personal learning network (PLN) such as this board, is a great resource for computer science teachers who may be fairly isolated in their individual school. Here there are great resources for middle ...
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How to write Tag Wikis

Tags are keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions. Tags make it easier to filter questions, and to attract experts in the field related to your ...
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an [advanced-programming] question

Strolling around the tags page, I found advanced-programming. It has one question, from our earliest days: What are good projects for metaprogramming? I might be misunderstanding things, but the tag ...
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Standardizing specific tags

We have the triview1 (these), which have a specific format. This question is about the effectiveness of defining a structure for questions with specific tags (like the whatnot-review tags). I have a ...
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Fixing the [abstraction] and [program-structure] Tags

Problematic tags: I think abstraction and program-structure are being applied in inconsistent, maybe incorrect ways. I'm having trouble thinking of descriptive text that will include the already-...
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Introducing the new tags, [curriculum-review], [lesson-review] and [materials-review]!

Quick note that I will delete in a few days: This is a proposed question guide. At some point, I will make a second posting of this to be converted to a community wiki. This page is for feedback ...
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The looping tag

I don't think the looping tag should be called that. I think one of two things should happen: It should be renamed to loops which fits with, for example, Stack Overflow, and just seems more ...
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Tag proposals #1 [closed]

Some of these I agree with, some I disagree with, but they came up in chat recently, so I am putting them here: Change teaching-analogy to examples, in line with matheducators Merge code-style and ...
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Broad tags make it difficult to write a good wiki

We currently have 3 pages of tags. Some of them have a wiki, some don't. However, some are (as I find it) difficult to describe well in a tag wiki. Examples are security (It is not so clear what ...
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Tag synonyms collection [closed]

There are a few tags that are duplicate (and so I think should be made into synonyms): theory and cs-theory design and design-thinking (I'm not sure about this one, actually.) If more appear (when ...
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Rename OOP tag?

We currently have a tag for object-oriented-paradigm. Since OOP is conventionally defined as "object-oriented programming" (and is a programming paradigm), should the tag reflect as much? Would it ...
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Can we replace the "elderly" tag?

It feels like adult-education might be a better fit for our site, unless we expect that retirement facilities will be a focus here. The question, for reference: Programming curriculum for senior ...
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Can a hyphen be placed in the [introductoryprogramming] tag?

The introductoryprogramming tag doesn't have a hyphen in the middle, as in: introductory-programming. Since introductoryprogramming is only 23 characters, introductory-programming has 24 characters ...
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Should language tags exist?

For tagging, would it be useful to have language tags? My perspective would be that we should have an introductoryprogramming tag (which we do) and also have general field tags where it's beneficial, ...
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Suitable age range tags

What is the best way of tagging questions to identify the combination of experience level and age range which a question is focused on? Ideally in a way which will be internationally relevant?
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