Episode 131: Lightning Talks
Teaching Python
by Sean Tibor and Kelly Paredes
6d ago
In the latest episode of Teaching Python, “Episode 131: Embracing the Spark with Lightning Talks,” hosts Sean Tibor and Kelly Schuster-Paredes delve into how the concise and dynamic format of Lightning Talks can revolutionize teaching and learning. Beyond the light-hearted introduction that sets the tone for a spirited exchange, the episode offers a deep dive into the essence of Lightning Talks. Through engaging discussions, Sean and Kelly share personal insights and practical examples of incorporating this format into classroom settings, from coding classes to improving public speaking skills ..read more
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Episode 130: Coding is Dead?
Teaching Python
by Sean Tibor and Kelly Paredes
3w ago
In this episode, we grapple with the provocative question: Is coding still relevant in a rapidly evolving world dominated by generative AI? Our engaging panel discussion features insights from Sean Tibor and Kelly Schuster-Paredes, hosts and creators of the renowned Teaching Python podcast, along with a lineup of distinguished guests. Each voice adds a unique perspective on how AI is reshaping the landscape of coding and education. Joining the discussion, we have Michael Kennedy from the Talk Python To Me podcast, known for his expertise in Python and its applications across various domains. N ..read more
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Episode 129: Quickbite: Live Coding and Codealongs
Teaching Python
by Sean Tibor and Kelly Paredes
1M ago
Join Sean and Kelly in this QuickBites episode as they explore the technique of live coding presentations in education. They highlight the cognitive benefits, such as active learning and enhanced understanding, as well as the engagement and communication fostered through this teaching method. The conversation covers the importance of error normalization, metacognition, critical thinking, and student participation, emphasizing the role live coding plays in empowering students to solve problems and build confidence in their coding abilities. Support Teaching Python ..read more
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Episode 126: Projects and Portfolios
Teaching Python
by Sean Tibor and Kelly Paredes
3M ago
In Episode 126 of the "Teaching Python" podcast, hosts Sean Tibor and Kelly Schuster-Paredes delve into the fascinating realm of projects and portfolios for young coders. Expanding on the importance of showcasing coding skills, they explore how portfolios act as a powerful tool to demonstrate creativity, discipline, and coding standards. By creating a portfolio, students can present a comprehensive view of their work, allowing others to peek into their coding thought process and evaluate their unique voice as programmers. Sean and Kelly discuss how portfolios can give young coders a competitiv ..read more
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Episode 125: Microlearning
Teaching Python
by Sean Tibor and Kelly Paredes
3M ago
In episode 125 of Teaching Python, hosts Sean Tibor and Kelly Schuster-Paredes dive into the concept of micro learning, discussing its benefits in fostering long-term memory retention and profound comprehension. The hosts advocate formalizing micro learning--breaking down topics into approachable, bite-sized segments--and discuss its application in the move towards more immediate, more specific, and ultimately more impactful and rewarding feedback. The discussion also covers the idea of 'laddering' a series of micro learning experiences to achieve larger, long-term objectives, the value of div ..read more
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Episode 124: Motivated with Coding in the World of AI
Teaching Python
by Sean Tibor and Kelly Paredes
4M ago
In this episode, Sean and Kelly focus on maintaining engagement in a pedagogical and professional setting during interaction with AI. They share meaningful anecdotes from their respective fields, offering a variety of methods to increase productivity and interest. Kelly, as an educator, discusses including the students in the technology integrations by letting them understand and contribute to the process. Sean, from a developer perspective, emphasizes on the importance of accountability, leaning into external relationships, having more concrete definitions of tasks, and stepping away when nee ..read more
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Episode 123: Five Year Anniversary
Teaching Python
by Sean Tibor and Kelly Paredes
5M ago
In this commemorative episode, Kelly and Sean celebrate their fifth year at Teaching Python. They reflect upon the origins of the podcast, how it has evolved, successes and challenges they've faced, and valuable lessons learned over the years. This episode underscores the importance of embracing continued learning, of staying persistent, and validates the magic of teaching and learning alongside students. Support Teaching Python ..read more
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Episode 122: Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
Teaching Python
by Sean Tibor and Kelly Paredes
5M ago
In Episode 122 of Teaching Python, hosts Sean Tibor and Kelly Schuster-Paredes, explore the multifaceted role of AI in society together with their special guest, Cecilia Danesi. An expert in AI ethics and social impact, Cecilia shares in depth knowledge and interesting insights on the influence AI wields in different aspects of society. The episode covers a broad range of topics underlining the importance of AI in education, the concerns around algorithmic bias, the hard-hitting implications of irresponsible AI usage, the challenges and responsibilities shouldered by educators, among others. T ..read more
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Episode 120: Quick Bites: Failing
Teaching Python
by Sean Tibor and Kelly Paredes
7M ago
Episode 120: The Role of Failure in Learning In this episode of the Teaching Python podcast, co-hosts Sean Tibor and Kelly Schuster Paredes discuss the significance of failure in learning. They assert that failure is a crucial part of development and growth, providing an opportunity to be resilient and persistent when things don't go to plan. Sean shares a personal experience where he turned a coding failure into a learning opportunity, evolving better testing principles. Also, they discuss the need for a secure environment to allow for failure and learning. They conclude by introducing their ..read more
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Episode 118: Quick Bites: Testing Student Code
Teaching Python
by Sean Tibor and Kelly Paredes
7M ago
Today, we'll talk about how to test students' code using automated tools. For example, the unit testing built into Replit's Teams for Education allows students to see if their code is correct, while teachers can quickly assess dozens of submissions. We'll also talk about potential pitfalls that can disrupt or distract from learning. Note: This is a shorter episode format that focuses on one specific topic, limited to 15-20 minutes. Support Teaching Python Links: Teams for Education - Replit — Tests and autograding Save time on grading. Free yourself up for more individual attention and increa ..read more
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