Category: Happy notes

Halloween Costumes

It’s been a long time since I’ve done trick-or-treating, or even to invest time in making a costume for myself. This year I’ve been mentoring some refugee families, and they are like family to me. For Halloween this year I made costumes for the kids and threw a party for one family (the other couldn’t …

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From V.B. on Twitter :)

had to do this much sooner. I just want to thank you for your programming tutorials, I started coding by watching your tutorials, many years ago, and that shaped me to be the person I am today. Thank you for giving me a way to escape “poverty” and giving me some kind of guidance for …

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You rock

I had a student who wrote some notes on their recent exam that expressed frustration and embarrassment over some problems. I haven’t returned the exams yet (it’s a once-a-week class), but I sketched in their exam and left positive notes. I scanned the exam for this student and sent it to them, and let them …

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Feedback during the 3rd week of my C++ class

Dang! It is always nice to get good feedback like this. This was in one of the mini-essays I assigned in my C++ class (reading about & discussing problem solving techniques), so I wasn’t expecting it! “Coming into the class I was very nervous. My friend who has taken this course before by other unnamed …

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