Well, I went over and sat in on the Python programming course at the local university today. I had forgotten how boring college students can be. The instructor was good. Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and a good presenter but getting the room to respond to his questions was like pulling teeth. There were between 20 and 30 students in the room. They all were listening but just not really there. High school kids have spoiled me; there is always somebody willing to contribute even if it is off topic. I now remember why I got out of the full-time college teaching job. High school is so much more fun and challenging.
College students = boring; high school students = ain’t