Text: Curriculum to Command Line: Why Teachers Make Awesome Coders, and What Your Team Can Learn from Them
Text: Curriculum to Command Line: Why Teachers Make Awesome Coders, and What Your Team Can Learn from Them
Curriculum to Command Line

This article is adapted from a talk I gave at JavaScript & Friends and Music City Tech. You can find the slides from that talk here. You can also read this article on my website.

Hello! My name is Christine Zekis, but I go by ‘Tine Zekis, which also happens to be my Twitter handle (tinezekis). My pronouns are she, her, hers. I’m a Software Engineer and a former High School Math Teacher.

Before we dig in, I’d like you to take a moment to consider this question: Who was your favorite teacher and why? This could be anyone from…


On Tuesday, January 8th of this year, I gave my first formal lightning talk! Dev Together put on a lightning talk event (hosted by RedShelf) around the theme “Your first dev job”. Dev Together posted a recap of the event, where you can see videos of all eight talks. You can also read this post on my website.

But for those of you whose learning style gives you a preference for reading information, I’m going to recap my talk here. Enjoy!

A Little Bit about Me

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My name is Christine Zekis, but I go by ‘Tine Zekis…which also happens to be my Twitter handle, for…

‘Tine Zekis (she/her)

Christine (‘Tine) Zekis is a software engineer and former math teacher. She is an advocate for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives in tech, and a soprano.

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