Unanswered Questions

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What does a new member need to know on this site?

As a newcomer here, not knowing the culture, it is easy to make some mistakes. Due to the complexity of the site it is also sometimes difficult to find the information you need when you need it. This "...
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Site scope thoughts

As we continue through our public beta phase, site definition remains rather important. The decisions made in the next few weeks will guide the site for a long time to come. They will also help us ...
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Teachers: share your knowledge

Occasionally, there are crazy question-answer ratios because of users who mostly answer questions - these people obviously have tons of knowledge they can share. With this in mind, since we want to ...
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Retagging: Coding style? Conventions? Practices?

Tag proposal number 2: Merge code-style and coding-conventions into coding-style Upvote if you agree, downvote if you disagree, or answer if there are additional considerations.
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Smelly and Pingable people

We have a bot that helps you ping people in the classroom. The command !!/help will provide the following: ...
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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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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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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Interest in a big collection of CS1/CS2/CSx programming problems?

Having taught an introduction to programming course CCPS 109 Computer Science I using Python 3 for three semesters, after sixteen years of teaching that same course using Java, I have completed a ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Tag Assessments should be Tag Assessment

I recommend changing the name of the "assessments" tag to "assessment". I think "assessment" (describes an action) has a very different interpretation than "assessments" (a plural noun describing a ...
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Development Environments used in Education

This post is experimental and may disappear. It is in progress and will change Development Environments useful for educators Java Eclipse is a full featured development environment. It is open source....
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How to expound something to someone

I've been teaching programming for a while with poor success. I reduced the 3 Normal Forms of relational database structure to 4 short, clear sentences using ordinary words. But for someone to really "...
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Guidance for Site Maintainers

Note that this post will require updates over a day or so to get right. This note will disappear when done. Concept: Some questions require editing to assure usefulness for future visitors Regular ...

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