Category Archives: Teaching

What’s Needed for the Future of AOS Python? More Software Carpentry!

By Damien Irving (Postdoctoral Fellow, CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere) @DrClimate When thinking about education and training in scientific computing, you’d be hard pressed to find a bigger success story than Software Carpentry. Over the past five years or so, this … Continue reading

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The Future of AOS Python: Preparing AOS Students for Tomorrow’s Computational Challenges

By Daniel Rothenberg (Postdoctoral Associate, Center for Global Change Science, MIT) @danrothenberg Over the last six years, I served the American Meteorological Society as a member and co-chair of its Student Conference Planning Committee. Each year, just a few weeks … Continue reading

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Learning/Teaching Python Town Hall at AMS 2014

At the AMS meeting next week, we’ll have a Town Hall on learning and teaching Python: Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 12:15-1:15 pm, Room C302. Here are some more details. Safe travels to everyone who’s going to Atlanta!

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Stages in Learning to Code

Andromeda Yelton has a very insightful article on the stages in learning to code and the implications for teaching programming to newbies.

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Python for Geosciences

Nikolay Koldunov has a neat introduction to the use of Python in the geosciences as a set of nbviewer files (h/t from the author). In particular I appreciated the examples of how to use pandas, Iris, Cartopy, etc. for AOS … Continue reading

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The Fourth AMS Python Symposium

Wanted to let folks know about the Call for Papers for the Fourth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python. Note this year we’re explicitly looking for papers on learning and teaching Python, besides the regular topics. Hopefully, … Continue reading

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PyAOS Mailing List for Teaching Python

The PyAOS-teach mailing list (subscribe/unsubscribe page) is open for user discussion about topics related to teaching Python to AOS users.

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