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March 24, 2018


Boring post — no fun links or resources. No notice on the Faculty Summer INstitute status.   Happily, the thing I signed for Power In Numbers has enough detail so that … actually it is a *better* fit than the first one b/c it’s organizing lessons and creating a guide (which of course … I actually […]


March 23, 2018


I just watched the webinar from last week (the one where I asked most of the questions – 2 and a followup).   I learned a lot about OpenStax and open textbooks, including that it takes between half a million and a million dollars to get an actual book out there because they actually have high […]

Side tracks

March 22, 2018


… It’s that O-G training… I decided I wanted to incorporate “connecting representations” from the get go, from Jump Street. The link to the Google Doc that has images for number, domino icon and number line representation of the numbers 0 through 10  (yes, zero) lives here.      It’s 4:00 so I shan’t try to upload […]

It worked!

March 21, 2018


Business math.   “110 day loan for 90,000 at six percent.”   On day 30 pays back 21,000 on day 70 pays back 15,000.”   Student to fill in first adjusted balance, second adjusted balance, and final maturity amount. Student does know from calculating interest. Explanation (w/ some discussion, student filling in stuff ):   You have a loan […]

focus, focus

March 20, 2018


(It’s not happening yet…) I just sent this email to Power in Numbers: Have you seen   in geogebra?  It’s a whole BOOK for GED …  The “Isle of Mathematics” looks to have a trove of good things, and Geogebra is CC-BY … And I just saw a cool webinar (only because students aren’t here […]


March 19, 2018

0   This is a moderately awesome collection of extensions that make the web easier to manage, from speech to text to extensions that ferret out the ads … Spending a.m. trying to sneak a “facts practice” module into the Modumath lessons — hoping to have something that people who want to be able to figure […]

Pedagogy memory

March 16, 2018


My first lifeguard job was at a “2-man” apartment pool.   Two lifeguards w/ overlapping hours in middle of day at pool for apartment tenants.   Main duties: make it a fun, safe place. One quiet day I decided to learn to do a flip off diving board. I could “flip” in the water.   I had taken […]