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Have you ever taught anyone to code?

Survey period: 1 Aug 2022 to 8 Aug 2022

"Teaching" can mean from start to finish, or simply just helping someone learning to code work through a coding issue (like helping with homework or being a support tutor)

OptionVotes% 
I teach coding (or used to teach) as my job517.59
I occassionally teach how to code11016.37
I have taught (or helped teach) coding30645.54
I've tried teaching659.67
No, never14020.83

Q2. And how did it go?

OptionVotes% 
Always excellent7310.86
Generally good28442.26
Mixed results18427.38
Generally not great537.89
Not good. Ever.7811.61



 
Generalworked as Team Leader at College, Taught Parttime Pin
rnbergren4-Aug-22 4:55
rnbergren4-Aug-22 4:55 
GeneralOnce Pin
jsc424-Aug-22 1:40
professionaljsc424-Aug-22 1:40 
GeneralNot coding ... Pin
Amarnath S2-Aug-22 21:15
professionalAmarnath S2-Aug-22 21:15 
GeneralBoth question have the same number of responses. Pin
James Curran2-Aug-22 6:54
James Curran2-Aug-22 6:54 
GeneralRe: Both question have the same number of responses. Pin
Tipton Tyler2-Aug-22 7:51
Tipton Tyler2-Aug-22 7:51 
GeneralRe: Both question have the same number of responses. Pin
Kirk 103898212-Aug-22 9:28
Kirk 103898212-Aug-22 9:28 
GeneralMentoring Pin
Gary Wheeler2-Aug-22 2:31
Gary Wheeler2-Aug-22 2:31 
GeneralNo never+excellent Pin
decaffeinatedMonkey2-Aug-22 3:14
decaffeinatedMonkey2-Aug-22 3:14 
GeneralRe: No never+excellent Pin
Mark Starr2-Aug-22 3:20
professionalMark Starr2-Aug-22 3:20 
GeneralTaught COBOL at college, eons ago Pin
DerekT-P2-Aug-22 0:26
professionalDerekT-P2-Aug-22 0:26 
GeneralRe: Taught COBOL at college, eons ago Pin
Kirk 103898212-Aug-22 9:36
Kirk 103898212-Aug-22 9:36 
Generalwhere does teaching juniors fall in? Pin
maze32-Aug-22 0:09
professionalmaze32-Aug-22 0:09 
GeneralTutor at uni - Mixed Results Pin
kmoorevs1-Aug-22 7:24
kmoorevs1-Aug-22 7:24 
GeneralRe: Tutor at uni - Mixed Results Pin
Kirk 103898212-Aug-22 9:46
Kirk 103898212-Aug-22 9:46 
GeneralRe: Tutor at uni - Mixed Results Pin
Dan Neely4-Aug-22 4:43
Dan Neely4-Aug-22 4:43 
GeneralI tried, but the person didn't seem to really want help actually learning... Pin
Dan Neely1-Aug-22 6:53
Dan Neely1-Aug-22 6:53 
When I was a senior in highschool (late 90s), I'd exhausted all the programming options available and had signed up for a C++ course at the local community college. Midway through the term the secretary for the guidance councilors office discovered that I was doing so. She was taking the other session being offered that term (taught by the same person), and wanted me to help her because unlike the COBOL OMG | :OMG: WTF | :WTF: courses she'd taken previously she was really struggling in this one and was worried that she would fail it and torpedo her plan to get into a better job.

I had no problems with that, school secretary seemed to be as mind numbing and soul sucking as it was probably low paid. But it quickly became clear she wasn't interested in help actually understanding any of the concepts in the course; she just wanted me to do her homework for her. 🤮

NOT!

HAPPENING!

She got really frustrated with me over that. The fact that I'd refused for years to offer my services via any of the schools official tutoring (pronounce "homework doing") programs; despite being willing to help people who actually wanted help learning how to do something during lunch or study hall should've been a hint. (The main thing I did was finding alternate routes to solve algebra problems for math/physics classes when the teachers/books solution didn't click for someone. )
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GeneralTaught her to code, but .... Pin
Jalapeno Bob1-Aug-22 5:42
professionalJalapeno Bob1-Aug-22 5:42 
GeneralRe: Taught her to code, but .... Pin
raddevus4-Aug-22 5:08
mvaraddevus4-Aug-22 5:08 
GeneralI would teach if it paid well Pin
snorkie1-Aug-22 3:27
professionalsnorkie1-Aug-22 3:27 
GeneralRe: I would teach if it paid well Pin
Mike (Prof. Chuck)1-Aug-22 19:52
professionalMike (Prof. Chuck)1-Aug-22 19:52 
GeneralNot very good ... Pin
Richard MacCutchan1-Aug-22 3:11
mveRichard MacCutchan1-Aug-22 3:11 
GeneralI keep trying to get my techie wife to code. Pin
Ron Anders1-Aug-22 2:52
Ron Anders1-Aug-22 2:52 
GeneralI hesitate to say excellent Pin
honey the codewitch1-Aug-22 1:55
mvahoney the codewitch1-Aug-22 1:55 
GeneralBest way to learn a subject Pin
theoldfool1-Aug-22 1:24
professionaltheoldfool1-Aug-22 1:24 
GeneralRe: Best way to learn a subject Pin
Nelek1-Aug-22 12:01
protectorNelek1-Aug-22 12:01 

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