If Coding is Writing, What’s Feedback Look Like?
Two tweets offer some suggestion
The idea the coding should actually be considered a form of writing is something educators must seriously consider. (See this excellent new book by a composition professor explaining why.) I saw these two tweets this morning, one about giving feedback to a child’s Python code, one about how teachers can give quality feedback to traditional writing. We need to compare and contrast such things more often.
Marking kids #pythoncode @mberry @SwitchedOnComp The kids are getting the hang of this! pic.twitter.com/DKvHil8S5x
— MrClotteyComputing (@ComputingMrC) February 7, 2018
And here’s the other by the excellent Writers Who Care:
How to manage the paper load while giving selected comments that matter. Smart help from @writerswhocare https://t.co/LMkIJSKgDz
— Leah Zuidema (@lzuidema) February 7, 2018
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