Key Points

We give some advice about delivering content, but teachers are empowered to work with their class in their own way.
  • No lectures - Nobody talks for more than 10 minutes
  • Don't teach alone - Share the session teaching amongst volunteers
  • Cold call - Choose people by name to answer questions (and mix it up!)
  • Live code - Share your screen and try things out
  • Everybody writes - Have the trainees code along with you - or have them tell you what to do next
  • Normalise googling - Say 'I don't know; let's find out' often - even if you do know
  • Exercises over lectures - Give people plenty of practice coding in public
  • Make mistakes - And fix them in public