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Brilliant librarians :)

February 23, 2018

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Back 15 or 20 years ago when I imagined having a “brain spa” where people would come in to a computer lab and library to learn stuff, it *of course* had an exercise room too, or at least a few exercise bikes. Seems a few librarians have them at their schools — with desks ūüėȬ†https://bikesreviewed.com/indoor/exerpeutic-workfit-1000-review/¬† […]

Connections :)

February 22, 2018

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… Talked reading (specifically Reading Plus) w/ some adult ed folks and we’ll be talking more… talking about math.¬† ¬†Specifically for the folks in corrections and how to ‘liven it up.’ Now, in my experience, an awful lot of the battle is just taking away the inscrutability of the math and reducing its ability to […]

Jesus wept.

February 22, 2018

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TOnight was Mass with Father Tom.¬† ¬†Read about Lazarus, which has that line. Jesus wept. Homily about the need for and power of compassion when confronted with tragedy.¬† ¬†Described examples from his experiences in El Salvador, Pope Francis in Bangladesh and the gasps rendered at “THe presence of God today is also called Rohingya” after […]

Worksheet done :)

February 20, 2018

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https://ggbm.at/VYqNytEr¬† is the link to my “worksheet.”¬† ¬†Now, when I went to mess more with it, I got a 404 for Geogebra.org so I accept I’m supposed to drop this for Modumath for a day or four. I even had a student try it.¬† ¬†Student did much better when I walked away.¬† ūüôā Now, so’s […]

glub glub

February 19, 2018

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… wet ride in (but … I just couldn’t take the bus… felt so good to ride…) I figured out, I *think*, the geogebra issue as the brain synthesized towards sleep.¬† ¬†I’m wagering I did my cute little change, went back to test and *did not* close out the ‘settings’ window.¬† ¬†You can’t test things, […]

Songs

February 17, 2018

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REally missing Mary Cliff’s “folk music and things you can see from there” show.¬† She’d have found the songs people have been singing *forever* — new ones and ancient ones, from all over the world — about the realities of evil and what people do to get around it. Meanwhile, back at the ranch … […]

Structured Vision II

February 16, 2018

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Woops! Didn’t post this… (That blog post¬†got a hit this week — I’m still getting the most hits for my MathiaX review and haven’t heard from them about providing evidence that they’re not just math practice… maybe they’re so popular that all their reps are busy, or maybe… they recognize that¬† ¬†prattling with me isn’t […]