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Caution and Paralysis

I’ve been trying to figure out how to teach a couple of classes — one in interactive fiction, another in computer-based music-making. I’m sure there would be enough interest to fill a couple of small classes (say, 8 to 10 … Continue reading

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Inform 7 Is a Hit

Today was the first meeting of my class for kids in how to write interactive fiction. The kids got into it much more quickly than I expected — they seem to take to Inform 7 very naturally, and they seem … Continue reading

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Man Carrying Lantern

How does one encourage students to improve, when they can so easily get discouraged by being told the many things they’re doing wrong? What’s the right blend of support and criticism? A friend has suggested that I teach a small … Continue reading

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