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Carpentries Clippings, 19 August 2021

Tweet of The Week

Greg Wilson @gvwilson

Alt Text: Tweet from Greg Wilson "As of August 5, 2021, Annajiat Alim Rasel has taught more workshops for @thecarpentries than I did. Congratulations @annajiat, and thank you for all your hard work."
Reply from Annajiat Alim Rasel "Thank you. It is an honor and privilege to be a part and to be able to serve the inclusive and diverse community. I thank all the @thecarpentries community members for the support and encouragement."
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Community News & Updates from Our Committees / Task Forces

The Carpentries Code of Conduct Committee is Recruiting New Members
Are you interested in helping The Carpentries ensure a welcoming and safe environment for all? The Carpentries Code of Conduct Committee has extended its call for new members.

The new deadline is 20 August. More information can be found in this blog post.

Update from the Instructor Development Committee
The group met on July 30 , and had a meet and greet with the new Director of Community who will be serving as a liaison for the committee. Onboarding for new discussion hosts is being scheduled, and a proposal is being developed to provide recommendations on badging and community recognition. Link to meeting notes

Highlights from the Carpentries Community Calendar

Community Discussions and Themed Discussions in The Carpentries are a great way to interact with, learn from and share your knowledge and experiences with other Carpentries community members from around the world. Subscribe to our community calendar for updates on community calls that may pique your interest and are in a befitting hour depending on your timezone and schedule. You can also watch some of our recorded community calls on our YouTube channel.
  • Carpentries Community Discussion with Sara King: 24 August, 2:00 UTC
  • Carpentries Themed Discussion on Onboarding New Discussion Hosts: 25 August, 18:00 UTC
  • Carpentries Community Discussion with Angelique Trusler: 30 August, 10:00 UTC
  • Carpentries Themed Discussion on Curriculum Advisors Program Reboot: 31 August, 0:00 UTC
If you have suggestions for topics for our next themed discussion sessions, please consider filling out the The Carpentries Community Discussions: Call for Themed Discussion & Carpentries Conversation Facilitators Form with your ideas

The Incubator Lesson Spotlight

The Incubator Lesson Spotlight is a regular feature in The Carpentries blog and Carpentries Clippings newsletter, highlighting the great work our community is doing to develop new lessons in The Carpentries Incubator. Developers of any lesson in the Incubator are encouraged to submit details about their material for inclusion in the series.

This edition’s featured lesson is Programming with Julia
Learn more about this lesson

If you would like to increase the visibility of your lesson and encourage Carpentries community members to contribute to its ongoing development, fill in this short form.

Community Opportunity Postings

Toolshed (Posts from Our Past)

On March 30, 2020, The Carpentries published its second blog post of community contributed tips for teaching online
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