Three Reasons Why A/B Testing Is A Winning Strategy For Businesses
Jan 26, 2021
Would you rather make an important business decision based on your intuition or based on data? Businesses are increasingly relying on the data to make better, informed decisions. One method they are using is A/B testing. Here are three reasons why A/B testing is a winning strategy for businesses. Read More

Topics: Learning, Analytics + Data Science, Technology Insights

Combating Imposter Syndrome
Jan 4, 2021
Michael Carroll, a graduate of Web Development Cohort 39 and a teaching assistant with Cohort 45, shares how he combats Imposter Syndrome as a growing web developer. Read More

Topics: Learning

Analytics + Data Science Launch Data Visualization Competition
Dec 30, 2020
Last month we launched a data visualization competition for all of our current Analytics + Data Science students and data Seekers. The competition encourages students and Seekers to practice their coding skills, learn more about visualization tools, and work on data storytelling. Read More

Topics: Learning, Analytics + Data Science

Learning with SPICE
Dec 17, 2020
After carefully crafting a learning environment for his students, NSS Web Development Instructor Steve Brownlee’s plans for his classroom changed when we had to make the shift to remote learning in 2020. Since then, Steve found that “a flipped learning experience and remote learning are a match made in heaven.” Learn more about the 5 principles Steve uses while crafting a learning experience for his students. Read More

Topics: Learning, Web Development

Analyzing Nashville’s Coronavirus Data
Data generated from the COVID-19 pandemic has captured our collective attention for most of this year, and in November two of our classes – Data Science Cohort 4 (DS4) and Data Analytics Cohort 3 (DA3) – worked on separate projects to answer several pandemic related questions. Read about their findings and see how both cohorts practiced their visualization skills while working on timely data questions. Read More

Topics: Learning, Analytics + Data Science

Remote Learning For Remote Working
Apr 28, 2020
With many freelancers working 100% remote and even more traditional organizations allowing developers to work remotely at least part of the work week, we want to prepare our students for opportunities of all kinds, including remote work. Read More

Topics: Learning

Bridging The Distance
Apr 9, 2020
It turns out the ancient wisdom that warns us that our best-laid plans will often go askew might just be onto something. These days there’s another piece of wisdom I find myself holding to: we’re always stronger than we think we are. This virus has hit us hard, but we’re still standing. We’re remote now, but we’re still teaching and learning. Read More

Topics: Learning, Web Development

Junior Instructors - The Untold Story
Jan 17, 2020
If you've never attended Nashville Software School web development program or spoken to a student or member of the instruction team about what our junior instructors are responsible for, you would be forgiven to think they are like the TAs you saw in college. For us, the role is vital to creating the learning environment that the instruction team wants to provide for the students - the experience we feel we owe to the students who are entrusting us to guide them through the process. Read More

Topics: Learning, Web Development

Doing It Anyway: Embracing The Fear Of Failure
Oct 15, 2019
Nashville Software School is a safe place to fail. I tell students this all the time. I say something like, “Failure is part of the process,” or “It’s ok to fail at NSS,” or “Developers fail. We fail all the time.” I say these things with the best of intentions, but, for some reason, students aren’t often comforted.  Read More

Topics: Learning

More Than Code: Benefits Of A Bootcamp | The Benefits And Pitfalls Of Self-Study
Aug 12, 2019
The other week our web development alumni shared the pitfalls they found with self-study when trying to change their careers and what led them to Nashville Software School (NSS). Today, they share how NSS prepared them for the job in ways beyond just learning to code. Here is what they had to say in their own words. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Learning, Web Development

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