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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

Collaborative Choral Software Exegesis

I’ve been thinking a lot about Mike Caulfield’s idea of choral explanations, the way we use Etherpad for collaborative note-taking in Software Carpentry work...
September 12, 2016

Slides for Two Talks Online

I've posted HTML slides for two upcoming talks, one on lessons learned from Software Carpentry, the other on what's missing in computing and what it...
September 10, 2016

The Discussion Book

Hot on the heels of Small Teaching (which we reviewed last week) comes Brookfield and Preskill’s The Discussion Book. Its subtitle is “50 great ways to get p...
September 10, 2016

You Keep Using That Word…

We decided in 2012 that we would only review material that is openly available. I was therefore pleased to discover earlier this week that I could act...
September 09, 2016