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School is about to start up for students all over the United States. And for those that are taking a computer science course for the first time, they’ll learn that it’s not always just typing code into a computer. So why do we write code on paper?
Many teachers and professors have their students write at least some of their code on paper, and then it’s hand graded rather than run through a compiler.
But why? For students this seems like a very odd thing. They’re learning to program a computer, but not using a computer.
Let’s take a step over to the other side and look at why this can be a good way to learn programming. Continue reading →