With the NCL Team Game on the way, it's time to think about team structure! Hush1e shares SNHU's method for creating an effective team that includes all player levels. Be sure to also browse the blog category, NCL Collaboration Tips for additional ideas and strategies!
CryptoKait answers commonly asked questions about the NCL Team Game: Who can be on your team, and where can you find such people? Why does the Team Game matter? Can you develop a particular set of skills to find out which teammate is submitting wrong answers? For more, also check out WebWitch's Spring 2020 EYNTK Team Game Guide!
NCL veterans, we see you pushing for top 100 (and higher!) on the leaderboard. Out of thousands of players and hundreds of teams, someone has to be number 1—and it could be you! Paul breaks down the criteria for ranking and shares pro tips for keeping your accuracy while scoring all the points, even as a team. You'll never look at caffeine the same way again!
This is not a Python tutorial. Rather, it's a tutorial on how to effectively share and edit code as a team. Scripting is an important part of the NCL Games, and sharing code with your teammates can be a hassle—but it doesn't have to be! Wolfshirtz shares software recommendations and collaboration tips for a seamless code-sharing experience!
Don't simply ignore that difficult teammate! Use your NCL team experience to learn and practice valuable communication skills. Wolfshirtz, WebWitch, and Bill & Ted will show you how!
Budding teacher, Aaron James, shares his secrets for starting a cybersecurity organization on a campus where one doesn't exist, and using the NCL Games to foster a new generation of cyber enthusiasts.
Explore the free tools recommended by Hush1e for virtually collaborating with your cohort—from remote chatting, to video conferencing, to screen sharing, to document sharing. Hush1e Pro Tip: Have a backup in case one goes down!
You've survived the Gym, Preseason, and Individual Games. They weren't as scary as you thought! Now comes the harder part: finding a team. Hush1e explains how to rally and manage some troops!
Mistakes were made (and that's OK)! CryptoKait shares the hardest and most valuable lessons she's learned so far about effective leadership, mental health, and the appropriate times to go full Kait-nado.
Fred has been teaching cybersecurity for about 15 years. No matter where he's taught, girls have been rare in mixed-gender classes. Fred discusses gender bias and answers the question, "How do you get girls into your classroom?" The answer may surprise you! It turns out that students who won't join a class (yet) will still join a CTF!