Category: Technique

PLAN C technique

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Technique – Database Machine

Summary of Technique [Office mix] This technique uses the kinaesthetic learning approach. By manipulating the records of a paper database machine, pupils can gain an understanding of how SQL queries are executed. This technique serves as an introduction to the SQL clauses that are generated by database management systems that...

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Technique – Calculation Worked Examples

Summary of Technique This technique uses the worked examples approach. Pupils can build a solid understanding of a process for working through a complex task, such as a calculation. This technique serves as an example of how worked examples can be used for calculation tasks as well as coding tasks....

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Technique – Modular Programming Alternative Conceptions

Summary of Technique This technique is designed to challenge pupils’ understanding of modular programming, and develop understanding of how data flows in and out of program modules. It is imperative that pupils know the difference between the internal data flow and external data input/output of the program....

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Technique – Database TRACS

Summary of Technique Pupils use a paper-based TRACS model to trace the processing of a database query. Pupils annotate the model to indicate the sequence of the operations and the effect of each of the operations on the results of the query. The activity is based...