Disclaimer

Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

Recent posts

Our First Election

The Software Carpentry Foundation's bylaws state that the Steering Committee must be elected annually. With a new year upon us, the interim committe...
December 03, 2014

Plans for 2015: Lessons

The previous three posts in this set looked at instructor training, workshop organization, and the twin challenges of mentorship and assessment....
December 03, 2014

Plans for 2015: Mentorship and Assessment

The previous posts in this set looked at instructor training and workshop organization. In this one, I'd like to look at mentorship and assessment...
December 03, 2014

Plans for 2015: Workshop Organization

As I write this, 228 people have been certified to teach Software Carpentry workshops, of whom 136 have taught in the past twelve months. That's ama...
December 03, 2014

Plans for 2015: Instructor Training

Instructor training has been going well: it looks like more than 50% of people who participated this summer and fall will complete and start teaching ...
December 03, 2014