math literacy and real world

August 26, 2015

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SO there ya go — the math literacy course uses online resources, including a little “learning styles” inventory. THen there are scores and stuff you do with those scores. Complication: well, the site with the learning inventory updated it so teh scores aren’t done the same way any more. Solution: give the students the instructions […]

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Are we almost there?

August 23, 2015

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I mean, almost *really* at the beginning of the semester! I just tried to send an email from Outlook to a coworker and … oh, the server is unavailable. I was able to send an email to *myself* from my gmail account, so it seems that  the whole “cloud” thing with Office 365 is Not […]

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Gee, why should I work :)

August 22, 2015

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Online class genius ‏@wedoyourclass 9h9 hours ago @geonz Which online class did you begin ? You can visit our expert anytime at http://www.wedoyouronlineclass . com or call anytime @ 415-800-4403.  Yup, that’s the tweet I got when I posted that I’d started an online course.   Note the spaces so that the thing doesn’t turn […]

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Another awesome Marilyn Burns idea

August 18, 2015

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http://marilynburnsmathblog.com/wordpress/four-strikes-and-youre-out/ I remember getting an email of a recipe for key lime pie from a cycling buddy. It was a masterpiece, and I recognized that it would never make it in a cookbook, because space is at such a premium. She could include things like “just leave the eggs out. Your grandma used to do […]

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Office 365 widgets and features

August 16, 2015

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It seems that I could start a “class notebook” from that app in Office 365 (a “OneNote” branch), and … it has all the email addresses of all the students and staff at Parkland. Hacker-hair-at-back-of-neck going up. HOwever, that *would* mean that I could create a “common ground” for a group of students interested in, […]

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New Semester is Looooming :)

August 15, 2015

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I can’t remember how I found these rules sometime last year — they’re at  http://lisacongdon.com/blog/2013/02/sister-corita-kents-art-department-rules/ RULE ONE: Find a place you trust, and then try trusting it for awhile. RULE TWO: General duties of a student — pull everything out of your teacher; pull everything out of your fellow students. RULE THREE: General duties of […]

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ONline generic class

August 12, 2015

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I have sometimes thought about getting my people who come in to improve their skills more organized. The folks who do the reading have a folder and they sign in with their hours, etc. I don’t do this. I have absolutely never, ever been able to sustain that kind of effort even when I had […]

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