Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: teaching

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Abstraction, intuition, and the “monad tutorial fallacy” | blog :: Brent -> [String]

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While working on an article for the Monad.Reader, I've had the opportunity to think about how people learn and gain intuition for abstraction, and the implications for pedagogy. The heart of the matter is that people begin with the concrete, and move to the abstract. Humans are very good at pattern recognition, so this is…

Learn to Code for Free – Grasshopper

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Grasshopper is the coding app for beginners. With fun, quick lessons on your phone, the app teaches adult learners to write real JavaScript.

Visualizing Garbage Collection Algorithms

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Developers take garbage collection for granted, but it's hard to see how it works. Watch 5 different GC algorithm visualizations.