Posted in 2018

My first Software Carpentry Workshop

  • 10 April 2018

Last month, I spent a weekend across the bay at UCSF teaching introductory python with the SWC Python Gapminder in a workshop hosted by the UCSF Library. My first experience teaching with the carpentries went well, I think. It was fun and exhausting. After the second day, I turned down meeting friends in SF doing tourist things and instead went home and sat. In the dark. In silence. Despite the fact that I find teaching fun, I also identify strongly as an introvert and find interacting with people for long periods of time exhausting. I recharge by being alone.

Now that I’ve had some time to recover, and to recover from the things I had booked too many back to back, I’ve sorted through my thoughts and want to share about my first teaching experience.

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