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Weekly Reflection: Students as teachers

Throughout this year I have been using small group workshops to teach content.  Today, a held a large addition and subtraction of decimals strategy workshop.  I had my teacher opted in students and a number of students that wanted to work on decimals in maths.   152 more words


He aha te mea nui o te ao?

He aha te mea nui o te ao? 
He tangata! He tangata! He tangata!

What is the most important thing in the world? 
It is people! 412 more words


parse strings in pd.Series to dictionary

I have a data dictionary where each row describes a variable and where one field contains all the key-value mappings as a long string sequence. 128 more words


Java generic constructors syntax and purpose

Java constructors can be generic: http://ift.tt/1v5LV6a

However I can’t find a good example of how to declare and invoke generic constructor. Moreover I don’t understand the purpose of generic constructor as type parameter’s scope is limited to constructor. 81 more words


Python switch function variant: Keys lambda functions

I am working on a simple mapping problem where I have a value where its value falls in a given range, and that range determines the associated label. 194 more words


How is nil instantiated from the NilClass

As we know, (almost) everything in Ruby is an object which is an instance of a class.
nil is an object too:

2.1.3 :016 > nil.object_id
 => 8
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Why Salman Kahn will never tell his son he's smart

Here’s something cool from one of my internet heroes: Sal Kahn. I’ve pasted in the first couple of paragraphs, but you’ll have to link through to get the rest: 267 more words