April 14th, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
pedagogy, teaching, writing
As teachers around the world move into online teaching and learning, we must consider ways to modify our way of teaching. Writing and communicating in an online learning environment, while making connections with your students, is a very important first step. This is the first episode in a two-part series.
In this episode, Sean and Kelly talk with David Amos, a writer for Real Python about how he makes connections with his Real Python tutorials and we will share tips and techniques for developing quality online writing for learners.
June 20th, 2019 | 51 mins 34 secs
pedagogy, python, teaching
In this episode, Kelly and Sean talk to freelance educational consultant Meg Ray. She was the founding Teacher in Residence at Cornell Tech where she was responsible for the implementation and design of a coaching program for K-8 CS teachers in New York City schools.
February 14th, 2019 | 30 mins 33 secs
learning, pedagogy, python
How do you know your students are really learning in Computer Science? In this episode, Sean and Kelly dig into developing the learner-centered classroom and some of the pedagogical philosophy of how to look for learning in your teaching.
January 21st, 2019 | 37 mins 12 secs
pedagogy, persistence, python, teaching
Persistence is defined as the ability to stick with something. In the educational world, it is often used interchangeably with the phrases: Sticktoitiveness, grit, or perseverance.
In this episode, we will discuss how to develop persistence in programming for all learners. Whether your students already have an innate ability to stick with coding or if you are hoping to instill the “desire” in your students, Sean and Kelly will examine ways that they develop persistence in programming in their classrooms.