It is common knowledge that there is a disproportionate number of men compared to women in the IT field. Most women are discouraged from going into the tech field because of the false notion that men are just at it. Morever, there is a strong stereotype that working on software are for nerds only.
I have given introductory Python talks and workshops before. But I haven’t taken the time to think about how to keep students interested when a session lasts for many hours.
These are my observations on ways to engage the attention of students in an introductory course.
At the beginning of the New Year, the company I work for created a program for its employees to learn Mobile Development. We were given the task of creating a mobile app that displays Hacker News stories in 2 weeks. We were given the freedom to choose the tech stack that we want. I chose React Native since I was already a React Developer. Here are my thoughts on the process of creating the app.
A friend proposed a new way of distributing secret role cards to the players. Does his scheme increase the chance of having a betrayer in your team?
I was studying rationals this week so I thought that creating an exponents cheat sheet for future reference is a good idea.