Parsons Problems

By Elise Deitrick on Feb 14, 2019 10:16:23 AM

Codio introduces a new type of assessment: Parson’s Problems

What are Parson’s Problems?

Parson’s Problems are great formative assessments that ask students to arrange blocks of scrambled code - allowing them to focus on the purpose and flow of the code (often including a new pattern or feature) while not worrying about syntax.

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Product Update: Improvements to Codio's Authoring Tools based on your feedback

By Freddy May on May 4, 2017 5:54:47 AM

Based on your feedback we have added two new features to our unique curriculum authoring tool within Codio called Codio Guides. 

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Flode and JGraph

By Freddy May on Mar 16, 2016 8:00:00 PM

In late 2015 we released our educational tool Flode, a fully functional, web-based flow charting tool. The big difference? Flode’s flowcharts execute like regular code. It comes with a visual debugger that lets you step through the flowchart, watches variables and outputs data to a console.

Topics: Guides
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How to create auto-marking code tests

By Phillip Snalune on Feb 26, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Our content team have created a comprehensive sample project which covers everything you need to know about creating auto-marking code tests. To get started using this teaching resource, fork the project by navigating to Project > Fork and selecting "Box and Project".

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Codio was there: StacsHack 2016

By Phillip Snalune on Feb 26, 2016 4:30:00 AM

Codio was a proud sponsor of StacsHack 2016, a student run hackathon at the University of St. Andrew's School of Computer Science. The 24 hour hackathon kicked off on Saturday morning with bagpipes!

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