How To Teach Code

Season 1 Episode 12 | September 23, 2019

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be an effective teacher in the tech industry? Well, wonder no more. We had the pleasure of chatting with Angie Jones, senior developer advocate at Applitools and director at Test Automation University about her experience as a teacher. And she talks to us about her teaching and learning styles and shares some advice for those looking to get into the world of teaching. And this episode, we'll discuss things like how to teach to multiple skill levels and common misconceptions about being a teacher.

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Show notes

5:59 - What drew you into teaching?

7:47 - Did you ever have a memorable teacher?

13:40 - How do you teach to students with varying skill levels?

17:56 - What do you struggle with most when it comes to teaching?

23:41 - Do you think, as a developer advocate, that it’s important to know how to teach?

24:29 - What’s your teaching style && how do you appeal to different learning styles?

26:13 - What’s your favorite subject to teach?

27:25 - Who do you look up to in the industry?

29:52 - How do you learn?

33:42 - What advice would you give someone who wants to get into teaching?

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