interview questions shared by candidates
What is a situation in which you have been challenged by a student and how did you meet that challenge and learn from it for future lessons
I talked about a student with autism I had that used to spit on me and other paras every time we tried to get him to learn and do work. I explained the many tactics we came up with and tried as a team and the many ways I tried on my own to get his behavior to change. Until we finally came up with a tactic of reward and recoil that got him away from spiting and excited to do work.
I had a student who would keep talking even when she wasn’t supposed to. I tried changing her seat frequently, talking to her parents then finally settled on having her take a paper and write out what’s on her mind in the back of the room which seemed most effective. I also found that letting her help with tasks worked
Given a string of words and a maxWidth, write a method that inserts new lines where appropriate to perform a word-wrap. (Wrap on word boundaries, assume " " is fine). Now, how does your implementation handle string with multiple spaces between words ... Are those extra spaces lost or preserved?
Write a function that given a sequence and a number b between [-10,10] return a new sequence. Sequences are generated by this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Look-and-say_sequence a number b if equal to 0 the function will return the input sequence Valid sequences: 1 11 21 1211 111221 ... Example: input: 1211, +1 output: 111221 Example: input: 111221, -1 output: 1211
Given a website with static html pages and a list of words to censor, mark all pages that have a censored word. What is the best O-notation you can come up with?