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.

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Tools, Conversations, and Cultures

Philip Guo is best known these days for The Ph.D. Grind, but I first met him through his Online Python Tutor. He helped teach a bootcamp for librari...
December 31, 2013

Catch and Hold

I'm a big fan of Mark Guzdial's work on computing education. Last week, he tweeted this: Google is made of people who succeed in current CS teac...
December 27, 2013

Oxford, One Year On

Philip Fowler recently posted a nice study of the impact last year's Software Carpentry bootcamp at Oxford had on its participants. The key findin...
December 25, 2013

Andromeda’s Advice

We're very pleased to announce that Andromeda Yelton will be coming to Toronto in mid-January to help teach a bootcamp for librarians. Her advice ...
December 19, 2013

So How Is Instructor Training Going?

We recently wrapped up the latest round of instructor training, which makes this a good time to look at how well the program is doing. Here are stats ...
December 19, 2013