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Just sayin’

May 31, 2018

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Lumen Learning @LumenLearning 39m Where can we do better with OER? Student Panel says: More & better use of interactivity. Making sure materials are cohesive, especially if they come from different sources. Quality of more complex visuals, charts and graphs. #NEOERSummit18  I retweeted at the Rebus Community… yes, this is exactly exactly what I want to […]

JUGGLE

May 31, 2018

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Bicycle repairs and prep for bke trip mid-June…. Power In Numbers project that will wrap up in anotehr week, Digital Learning Lab folks coming here today!… the usual students dropping in… and also waiting on ‘permissions’ to start framing the “beta project” for designing … … well, for starters, I don’t think I should call […]

Half done!

May 25, 2018

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Got The Exponents Curriculum Guide submitted to oercommons.org   — not without a bit of scrambling, and now I can only “import from Google Docs” from … the school laptop, not my desktop, not comptuers in the lab.  Good karma, I guess – I was only working from laptop b/c covering front desk.  Can’t delete the […]

q u i e t 2 :)

May 21, 2018

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Monday and very quiet… so! Went to the YouTube captions for two of the three videos included in my exponents “curriculum guide.”     The YouTube captions are highly accurate, tho’ not 100%.   Lots of “Fours” were replaced with “for.”   I started contemplating … would it be better to use Arabic digits?   I think so.   I […]

Deadlines :)

May 20, 2018

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I’m looking at instructional routines and saw “quick images,” which is generally used for subitizing, but i’m thinking could be used for retrieval for skills like knowing 2^3 is 8. Briefly cruised geogebra for figuring out how to do it, then remembered…. revisions are due Friday.   Much better to do a: the “paper version” of […]

q u i e t

May 18, 2018

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Friday, nobody here!   Exams over!   Fighting desire to curl up like a hedgehog 🙂 Somebody tweeted that a math book had students add mixed numbers by changing them to improper, adding, then changing back.  Some disdain. I said this was not as convoluted to the students as it seemed to them b/c converting to improper […]

OER at FSI

May 17, 2018

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The Thursday morning “coffee, muffins and listen” at the Faculty Summer Institute is about Open Educational Resources.   This guy is from Libretexts and is going over the basics 🙂    This guy is still mainly about text as the mode for learning but it’s interesting to hear the perspective from the upper end of higher […]