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Discussion on: I teach web development in college and have done so for 10+ years to 500+ students. AMA!

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zeddotes

I've always mentored/tutored in a small capacity so, I think you're right, I think I'd be more comfortable in a smaller setting (4-10 ppl) as opposed to full classrooms or lecture halls. Thanks for sharing your experience.

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I prefer smaller groups as well, 15 to 20 would be idea for me. Most of my practical/dev classes tend to be on the bigger side with 30-40 students, which is a bit much at times, especially because we only have X-amount of hours available each week to teach and give feedback.

Just roll with what you like most. I would prefer making a big impact on 5 highly interested students over teaching 50 half-motivated students any day.