First day!!

August 19, 2019

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Mirabile dictu, I have student workers and managed to get my “first half fours” video made and up. It’s about how to figure out 4 x a number, you double it twice. I decided I’d stick to pictures on this one and on the “bigger ones and how to double anything,” show how x 2 […]

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Prep Week!

August 13, 2019

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PRogress made! Boring commentary: Endured the all-everybody meeting where we were shown our grim enrollment numbers and were informed of the assorted consultants and products being invested in to improve our marketing, etc. At least this time people who were doin’ stuff talked about what they were doing so they actually talked about *students* as […]

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Fetters?

August 13, 2019

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Somebody asked about Illustrative Math and they were directed to the assorted Facebook groups; I went to my tab with the Google Doc of shared resources and clicked “share,” and … no longer can I get a link to share. I have to provide email addresses and request. I provided one and asked if it […]

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Last Friday off

August 9, 2019

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Okay, not really since I’m taking next Friday off but that’s ’cause it’s the day before our big bike event… Did my 30 miles 20 minutes earlier than last week but… discouraged by the fact that things got busy enough at work for me to essentially forget all about the “Geogebra ??athon idea” (it’s not […]

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Geogebra

August 2, 2019

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It’s the penultimate Friday Off and I did my ’30 miles by noon’ by 11 on the Trek… and it’s time to play with doing things in Geogebra that are over my head 🙂 There is an interactive number grid there that I started to play with for making interactive visuals for “counting off” the […]

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Knows and Does

August 1, 2019

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… boring commentary about planning my exercise Create a series of questions to quiz a student on their times tables knowledge. If a student makes a mistake, that student should be provided the answer, but they still have to enter the answer to go to the next question, which will be from the “mastered” group.  […]

Scared of the ball

August 1, 2019

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Getting back from my lunch laps and I had a little time but not enough for another trip ’round so I decided to make myself go a little past and come back on the multi-use-path-sized walk… because making U-turns on the bicycle are really hard for me.   It helps if I say “COMMIT” firmly but […]

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