teaching

Teach R with learnr

Cross-posted from the RStudio Education blog. Check out my new post for RStudio Ed, describing how I use the learnr package to facilitate teaching and learning for remote classes with R beginners!

Sharing (R lab) keys for success

I just finished my sixth year of teaching intro stats and data analysis in R to environmental studies grad students. For the first five, I convinced myself that I shouldn’t share my instructor code keys with students before our weekly #rstats labs. Here are a couple of my commonly regurgitated excuses, based on absolutely nothing: “If I share the key beforehand, no one will show up to labs!”