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Instructor Training at TGAC

Hayley London has written a great summary of the instructor training at TGAC in Norwich in October. Aleksandra Pawlik, Bill Mills, and I enjoyed mee...
November 06, 2014

You Should Read Juha Sorva’s Thesis

If you really want to dig deeper into educational research and how it applies to teaching programming, you should grab a copy of Juha Sorva's PhD thes...
November 06, 2014

Politics for Current Physicsts

Richard Muller's Physics for Future Presidents and its sequel Energy for Future Presidents are both really good books, even if you're not planni...
November 05, 2014

Interim Board Meeting: Nov 4, 2014

Software Carpentry Foundation Interim Board Meeting: Nov 4, 2014 Attending Greg Wilson (Software Carpentry Foundation) Neil Chue Hong (Software Sustainabili...
November 04, 2014