[Lazarus] Teaching Pascal at College

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Tue Oct 18 16:47:07 CEST 2016


On 18.10.2016 15:23, J├╝rgen Hestermann via Lazarus wrote:
>
> IMO the order is extremly important!
> If you start with the fundamental informations
> (how does the processor work in general,
> how are variables stored (stack/heap/etc.),
> what does the processor do in loops, etc.)
> then this information is remembered very well
> because everybody can imagine what goes on in general.
> You can *predict* what will (should) happen in your program.
IMO the order is extremely important!

If you start with complex stuff that does not yield immediate success 
(i.e. a working program that does something that might be useful) The 
students will loose interest and run away, unless they are nerds like 
ourselves.

-Michael


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