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Bicycle focus

August 3, 2014

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So… after those hours getting back to where I could start to re-do things, I couldn’t even get the code to format right to make the text string to tell the person to enter numbers. I went for a ride, against my policies for August Midday but it wasn’t too sunny or hot, and as […]

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August 3, 2014

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Perhaps I should refrain from being optimistic. I shan’t detail the past hours of utter futility — no, not with programming, which I would rather like to learn: just with being able to get the development environment to work, at all. I even resorted to posting a question at Stack Overflow, on the grounds that […]

Divide by zero

August 3, 2014

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My plan Friday was to monitor just how much I got accomplished (y) in (x) minutes so I could wisely prioritize where to invest my time, choosing what wouldn’t get done. I successfully created an activity: “enter a subtraction problem and click to have it shown on the number line,” and … when I went […]

Reusability Time

August 1, 2014

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So. I have a working app that will do the three things I wish it to do on a horizontal number line. I can let the student slide a slide bar back and forth to “see” subtraction on a number line. I can present the student with an equation on the number line and ask […]