Category: Parsons Puzzles

Technique to develop code writing skills through the composition of existing jumbled code.

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Technique – Self Marking Parson’s Puzzles

Summary of Technique Parson’s puzzles can be created in any authoring environment that provides a matching exercise format or using a specially developed Javascript library called JS Parsons and HTML. This allows the puzzle to be self-marking which means that it can be used as an...

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Approach – Parson’s Puzzles

Summary of Approach The principle behind Parson’s puzzles is to provide students with a selection of jumbled up code fragments that they can rearrange to solve the puzzle. This approach allows learners to focus on how to compose program code to solve a particular problem...