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Saturday :)

March 31, 2018

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Holy Saturday…. We’re going to have a ‘teacher resource fair’ — a “one-stop event for faculty to learn more about available textbook options and alternatives.  In addition, there could be sessions offered that day for faculty to present how they have used innovative textbook options, and we would also promote the resources available through the […]

More learning in geogebra

March 30, 2018

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(Category:   boring commentary on learning computer stuff.) First, a Canvas observation:   somebody tweeted about the amazing community and linked to a discussion question.  It exemplified Canvas.  A person posted an issue – wanting to make an “image gallery” (with explanation), and was told “well, you can’t do that in Canvas.”   The person expressed her disappointment […]

#OER article

March 29, 2018

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https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/confessions-community-college-dean/oer-and-obstacles-adoption Purty guid summary… and of the things it would be good to invest in, “ancillary materials,” especially for math and science, was *first mentioned.* Waving hand….   can I help?

Math ‘integration’

March 28, 2018

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I’ve been asked by an adult ed teacher to meet and talk about math, and there have been questions that have come up online. I could write a few books w/ the specific strategies for getting students learning and building math ideas… but what about generalities? Number one would prob’ly be “make visual connections” — […]

Need a bigger stovetop

March 28, 2018

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Lots of pots on the fire! All the stuff for the job, already.  Also: Power in Numbers, YES.   Going to Twitte rMath Camp.  Faculty Summer Institute presentation:  YES.   Holy Week!  Geogebra! Modumath lessons! Wow.   And I described it as “just showing people how to do some stuff I already know how to do…”   Welp, Marva […]

Saturday

March 24, 2018

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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 […]

Break!

March 23, 2018

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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 […]