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First of all, I really appreciate you taking the time to write this up! I know that getting answers that don't actually address the question you're trying to ask is frustrating, but I can't really think of a proper solution to this. You reference a similar problem on Stack Overflow, in which overzealous users close questions as duplicates of questions that ...


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Without a change to the Help Center text it's off topic. The Help Center does emphasize the teaching aspect, even going so far as to minimize the need to be a classroom environment. It is also probably more topical on the Academia site, though others might have a better view on that. Though it's probably a question many instructors might be asked, the answer ...


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Note that not everyone who asks a question on this site has the same deep understanding that you do. Sometimes a question is motivated by a serious and unrecognized misunderstanding of either teaching or the subject matter at hand, often programming. So, some such "answers" are an attempt to get the OP to look orthogonally at the problem or to ...


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CS Educators is a site for questions: of CS Educators, answered by CS Educators, and useful for CS Educators later. Questions which CS Educators have, which are likely best answered by other CS Educators, and are likely to benefit CS Educators later are the "target" for the site. If the best information is probably not from a CS Educator, rather ...


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Problem solved. I just changed the tags on the three questions so now lesson-planning has none. It had no tag wiki in any case. Note that whenever I find a brand new tag that has no wiki, I try to see if we already have one (or two) that covers the case and is already used. In that situation I consider replacing the new tag with older, established, ones. ...


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