Welcome to M1

Welcome to M1


Warmup

  • What were you doing before Turing?
  • How did you hear about Turing?
  • What made you decide to come to Turing?

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Overview

  • Concepts
  • Portfolios
  • End of Module Assessment
  • Projects
  • Resources
  • Tips for Success
  • Community
  • Prework Review

Concepts

  • M1: OO with Ruby (Ruby Fundamentals)
  • M2: Web Applications with Ruby
  • M3: Professional Rails Applications
  • M4: Client-Side Development with JS

Gradual release of responsibility


M1 Concepts (M1 Success)

  • Ruby Syntax & Style
  • Breaking Logic Into Components
  • Debugging
  • Test Driven Development
  • Version Control
  • Desktop Environment
  • Collaboration
  • Career Development

Projects

  • Credit Check
  • Jungle Beats/Date Night
  • Complete Me/Enigma (paired)
  • Battleship
  • Black Thursday (paired)

Lightning Talks

  • Five minutes
  • Topic of your choice
  • Sign up for a day to present

End of Module Pentathlon

  • Paired Assessment
  • Independent Assessment
  • Written Assessment
  • Final Project
  • Portfolio

Portfolios

  • Areas of Emphasis
  • Projects
  • Community
  • Self-Assessment

Resources

  • Calendar
  • Weekly Outlines
  • Instructors
  • Each other

Tips for Success

  • Make learning your goal
    • Deciding what to tackle
    • Deciding when you’re done
    • Deciding how to supplement our instruction
  • Embrace your own agency in any situation
  • Practice a growth mindset
  • Maintain a bias toward action
  • Find a way to ask questions

Typical Day at Turing

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Community (New Pair)

  • What will make you feel welcome?
  • What will make you feel valued?
  • What will make you likely to ask questions?

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Pair and Share Pre-Work Games