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

Pushing Ahead in Puget Sound

As regular readers will know, our instructor training classes are heavily over-subscribed: even after the classes we ran this fall, we still have ov...
December 20, 2015

Instructor Training Checkout Procedure

After a lot of discussion, we have come up with a new procedure for completing instructor training for Data Carpentry and Software Carpentry. Its go...
December 18, 2015

Three Flavors of Instructor Training

It's been a busy few months for instructor training: along with a two-day class at the University of Manchester, we also wrapped up a pilot of a new k...
December 18, 2015

Educational Engineering

One of the participants in this week's instructor training course mailed me to say, "[We] were discussing some of the ideas we were talking about in edu...
December 15, 2015

Teaching in Cambridge

I ran a three-hour class on teaching as part of EuroSciPy in Cambridge this summer; the video is available online.
December 11, 2015