Meeting 3 notes


  • Re-introduce ourselves, meet new students.
  • Get new students up and running, distribute books.
  • Address questions from Meeting 3 pre-work readings and exercises.
  • Goal: Complete the Itsa Mario challenge from pset1 using 2 nested loops.
  • Stretch goal: Complete the Time For Change challenge using a sequence of while loops.
  • Super-stretch goal: Start watching Week 2 videos as listed in the Meeting 4 pre-work.
  • Yummy goal: Eat chocolate.


    • What did you learn from the readings?
    • What questions / confusions do you have?
    • Any questions/thoughts on exercises?
    • Coding!
      • First time here? Go follow the Meeting 0 notes.
      • Tackle the challenges from Problem Set 1.
      • Ask your peers questions when you get stuck.
      • Ask Google when your peers don't know.
      • Ask an instructor when you get stuck.
      • Don't stay stuck for more than 10 minutes without asking for help.
      • Validate your programs with check50
      • If you finish pset1, submit it and start the Meeting 4 pre-work.

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