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Subtle ways tech doesn’t have to be rote

June 7, 2018

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So student saw 7v – 4v and … put 3^v in as the answer, because the box to the right had that as an option. Yes, training students to think about the math, not about strategies for figuring what the answer might be because of the options provided can take a while.  This gave me […]

I’m not distractible ;)

June 7, 2018

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I went to open a new GOogle Doc for The Beta Project and saw “pics from transcend” and … had to skim.  Many (>10 years) moons ago I saw this out on Windsor Road.   Took several times seeing them before I realized what they represent:   hand-driven recumbent cycles (we have an outstanding team at the […]

(things less open)

June 4, 2018

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SO i dabbled into a 15-day course on OER and yesterday’s reading was about the tendence throughout history — as in including the middle ages, etc.  — education would wax open (e.g., when education was deemed a gift from the deity and therefore must be freely shared)… but then tend towards less openness. Microsoft bought […]