Meet Calvin Tan, Front-End Web Development Instructor at General Assembly Singapore
From Designer to Developer to Educator
Calvin Tan began his career as a visual designer but pivoted to web development after attending General Assembly’s Web Development Immersive course in Singapore. He’s now a developer and designer specializing in front-end web development and has executed projects for HP, Sundown Marathon, Sport SG, Perx, and more. He enjoys graphic design, coding, and imparting his knowledge of both to others. Find out more about Calvin’s commitment to empowering the next generation of coders below, and read his article, “A Beginner’s Guide to CSS,” here.
What do you love about front-end web development?
Why should someone learn front-end web development at GA?
What’s an example that embodies the best of what front-end web development can and should accomplish in real life?
What personal qualities will set someone up for success in front-end web development, both in class and as a developer?
Why did the opportunity to teach at GA appeal to you?
How would you describe your teaching philosophy?
What has been your favorite memory as a GA instructor?
How do you help students break through their course struggles? How do you push high-achieving students to go even further?
What advice do you have for others who want to teach at GA?
What are some free resources and tools a student can use to stay up to speed in front-end web development?
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