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What's Full-Stack Web Development?

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Aug. 21 2019
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Don Burks

Lighthouse Labs is one of the only full-stack bootcamp programs available in Canada. In this piece, instructor Don Burks discusses why full-stack is so important.

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Making the Struggle Part of Success

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Jun. 12 2019
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Don Burks

Instructor Don Burks discusses how we set students up for success with our mentorship-driven education model.

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The Value of Investing in Kindergarten to Grade 12 Teachers and Coding Education

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Jul. 19 2018
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Don Burks

One fundamental reason for teaching digital literacy is impact. Teachers from kindergarten up to grade 12 are advocates and evangelists for lifelong learning.

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Our Tech World: Understanding the Value of Technical Training

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Jul. 03 2018
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Don Burks

It is worth exploring how technology touches our lives as a vehicle for bringing about a deeper and more thorough understanding of the value of technical training, digital literacy, and fluency with the types of problem-solving skills that are needed to work with computers.

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Digital Literacy

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May. 31 2017
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Don Burks

Given the pervasive level of technology in our everyday lives, it is more important than ever before that we pay attention to our digital literacy.

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Day In The Life Of A Full-Stack Developer

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Nov. 17 2016
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Don Burks

We talk about "becoming a Developer", but what does that actually mean? We give you insight into what a day looks like for the average software developer.

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JavaScript, a Step Forward

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Sep. 16 2016
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Don Burks

Recently, we made the announcement that we're taking a step forward with our curriculum by introducing a stronger focus on JavaScript. Our Head Instructor Don Burks explores why and how we've approached introducing more JavaScript to our students!

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What is Programming?

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Oct. 31 2015
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Don Burks

Lighthouse Labs' Head Instructor in Vancouver, Don Burks, waxes philosophic and poses the question: “What Is Programming?”

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