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Javascript Homework

August 31, 2012


Oy.   I woudln’t want to stop tutoring so I could work on materials because there is *nothing* like having the student’s brain right there figuring things out to remind you what you’re doing and why, but I could use another hour or two in the day…  (the following will be a typical “blogging between students” […]

Third Prize~

August 30, 2012


Yes, I emailed all my Parkland College Graphic Arts teachers to show them that those Graphic Design skills pay off but no, I’m not quitting the day job ;). However, I am thinking about where to go with math and animated interactive lessons… perhaps a proposal for a concept-based math module like the one we’re […]

rough rough animation

August 29, 2012

0  interval notation animation … need to figure out how to make it stop and put on a play button…

Third Prize!

August 29, 2012


Okay, okay, I really honestly thought I *had* to get the grand prize.   After all, **I** was the only entrant with the talking robots.   Actual quality be darned! But it is 1:02 p.m. and I must maintain my vow of Actually Taking LUnch.   More soon…

Monday monday!

August 27, 2012


   Whew! It’s the second Monday and yes, I need to come in and hit the ground running from 9-10… at which point everybody gets sent away and a class comes in. Today I did sneak next door and animate for 15 minutes on the hour … with the hope of having something bloggable SOON… […]

Something I’m pleased with

August 23, 2012


… I’m pleased that I have been able to take the “Part to whole” idea from this article in NCSALL Focus on Basics and work it into tutoring.   I’ve got a couple of folks in the technical math class who are struggling a bit at figuring out what operation to do… they didn’t have […]

The Scripting Begins

August 23, 2012


Had the first JavaScript class tonight – seems 24 folks did sign up for t, tho’ only 21 chairs were filled. I sat in the middle this time so my hyperattentive tendencies would be less likely to get me into trouble… it’s going to be fun, I think — but I don’t think my head […]