Jeff has an undergraduate degree in neuroscience and American literature from Baylor University. Upon graduating in 2011, Jeff was placed as an English teacher in Phoenix, Arizona with Teach For America, and earned his M.Ed. in secondary education from Arizona State University. In 2015, Jeff began teaching beginner courses in software engineering, iOS app development, and web design to high school students in Los Angeles, California and New York City, and has come to believe that learning to code is the most empowering experience a high school student can have. He believes that coding is joyful, and that all students deserve access to this life-changing form of fun.
October 8th, 2020 | 1 hr 2 mins
coding, diversity, inclusiveness, python, teaching
Sean and Kelly invite Jeff Olson (@jolson_codes) to the show. Let’s take a look at language in the Computer Science classroom and focus on how we can put our students first by engaging them in the “right language for their learning.”