At 6:49 AM +1100 9/3/99, Michael Feldman wrote:
>Nick Parlante of Stanford University has developed some very nice
>CS teaching materials at http://cslibrary.stanford.edu/.
>Among his new releases is a cute little QuickTime movie called
>"Pointer Fun with Binky". He put out versions for Pascal, C, C++,
>and Java; the movie ius the same for all languages, with the code
>bits appearing as captions at the bottom of the screen.
>Naturally I could not resist translating his code bits to Ada
>and asking him if he could create an Ada version, so he did it!
>It's just in time for my CS2 lab on pointers.
>This is cute - have fun.
I've _always_ had an _excellent_ response to teaching pointers by using
cardboard squares, wool with paperclips and sticky tape.
Puts the "multi" back in multimedia, and requires no high tech equipment.