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X-To: Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 1999 11:41:40 +1100
Reply-To: Dale Stanbrough <[log in to unmask]>
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At 6:49 AM +1100 9/3/99, Michael Feldman wrote:
>Hi all,
>
>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.
>
>Cheers -
>
>Mike Feldman



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.


Dale

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