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fry day!

August 31, 2019

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… fortunately there were gaps — such as after lunch for what felt like hours! Only when I told the student it had been quiet for hours I looked up and it was 1:50 and lunch ended at 1:00 😉 There’s a math class what ends 10:50 and they know I do lunch so about […]

Construction!

August 30, 2019

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Ironically on local radio they declared that construction would be ramped back for the holiday weekend. They must have all been trying to get it done by noon or something because there was extra construction all along my route with significant backups, and backups where people had to enter the flow of traffic. Mostly midwestern […]

Geogebra! Anybody want to try???

August 27, 2019

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Whereas, right now I don’t have any official projects with deadlines that keep me motivated to keep learning and doing when I’m not helping students, and Whereas, I really REALLY want to know Geogebra better, and Whereas, I work a whole lot better when it’s with other folks, Therefore I hereby invite anybody out there […]

Geogebra: Interval Training

August 27, 2019

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I participated in a “hackathon” where some stuff was presented in a Zoom format, then the next three hours were spent applying that knowledge and continuing to share in that Zoom format. The folks at Lumen LEarning had us make some little questions with HP5 that could be used to support some OER out there. […]

First day!!

August 19, 2019

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Mirabile dictu, I have student workers and managed to get my “first half fours” video made and up. It’s about how to figure out 4 x a number, you double it twice. I decided I’d stick to pictures on this one and on the “bigger ones and how to double anything,” show how x 2 […]

Prep Week!

August 13, 2019

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PRogress made! Boring commentary: Endured the all-everybody meeting where we were shown our grim enrollment numbers and were informed of the assorted consultants and products being invested in to improve our marketing, etc. At least this time people who were doin’ stuff talked about what they were doing so they actually talked about *students* as […]

Fetters?

August 13, 2019

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Somebody asked about Illustrative Math and they were directed to the assorted Facebook groups; I went to my tab with the Google Doc of shared resources and clicked “share,” and … no longer can I get a link to share. I have to provide email addresses and request. I provided one and asked if it […]