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Dumb Design Tip #1

January 27, 2014


When I am putting a slide or a page together, I already know what to look at first.  I need to make sure the student does. With plain ol’ text, we just read from left to right, and up and down. Math doesn’t work as well — and as soon as interesting visuals are there, […]

Sunday, Sunday

January 26, 2014


(to the tune of Monday, Monday :)) Now is the dangerous part of The LEarning PRocess.   I dove in and got ahead before the semester started.  Enough of both courses are online, so that was manageable.  THat’s meant I haven’t had to do a lot. Welp, now the course has caught up with me, […]

Proportionally yours, CONNECT

January 16, 2014


Students are learning about Pie Charts in Math LIteracy, including reading an article with a pie chart of the number of pizza stores by brand (lots of the big chains, and “independent”), and the sales $$. It’s fascinating watching most students make the connections between those formulae etc and … something with meaning. What *could* […]