No idea is a bad idea

I have been teaching the Programming Languages class for 12 years. It’s time to do something different. To align with new way of teaching and learning at VMS ABAC, the active learning environment is adopted for this class.

Students are encouraged to use all kinds of computing devices to work on given topics and questions. At the end of each self learning breakout, I led a discussion when students must express their ideas and knowledge they gained.

There’s a good sign from my observation. Some students said that it is not boring because they have something to do rather than just listening for the entire lecture. Let’s see how it turns out for later classes that are more technical…

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