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Checkin’ out another MOOC

June 4, 2014

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In full summer “dilly dally” mode, I googled ‘”developmental math” MOOC ‘  with the intention of doing a quick ‘what I’d like to try for one’ proposal. I’m hoping to find those articles about how disappointing the results were… … but I’ve found several of them and so I’ve signed up for one.   Udacity […]

Back Float III

June 2, 2014

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Somebody  clicked on my “like a back float” post from 2011.  I didn’t think about that when I was having my mad struggles in Lab 5 of Java II, but it is yet another reason to consider the value of “struggle” carefully.    When somebody’s trying to learn a back float and gets scared, they […]

adult ed math– it’s different…

June 1, 2014

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SO! The stories continue on my LINCS numeracy group.   Can’t say I was surprised when somebody posted an enthusiastic testimony for Khan Academy LIte for use in prisons (where online access isn’t an option)… and I  refrained from replying until somebody responded that they’d had mixed reviews, then I spelled out my recent experience […]