I travel a lot. I teach a lot. And I end up in school a lot. It’s not on purpose; it’s just where I tend to find myself. I like learning, and I like being around other people who are learning.

As far as teaching goes, I’ve taught English (ESOL, College Composition, and Creative Writing), Computer Basics, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and pretty much whatever landed in front of me that my students needed.

Along the way, I’ve also picked up (and forgotten) Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Uyghur, and a lot of literary and pedagogical theory.

Currently, I’m working on teaching myself the skills I need to transition into a career in software development. It’s fun, and I’ll try to share my favorite resources as I go.

You can follow me on Twitter at @KristenMThayer, see what I’ve been working on lately on GitHub, or connect with me on LinkedIn.

 

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  1. My name is Liliana Mendoza, I’m a second grade teacher. One of my students is doing a project to research computer engineer as a future career. I found you on twitter. We would be very grateful if you would take the time to answer the following questions for us.

    1. Could you describe one of your typical workdays?
    2. What skills are required in your position on a day-to-day basis?
    3. What parts of your job do you find most challenging?
    4. What do find most enjoyable?
    5. Are there any negatives to your job?
    6. How many hours do you work in a typical week?
    7. Which seasons of the year are toughest in your job?

    We thank you in advance!

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