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Some progress…

December 31, 2019

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Okay, the cleaning worked out ridiculously well — to the tune of finding an unopened envelope, reluctantly opening it because … oops, yes, that was a check dated from April 2017. No, it doesn’t have to be honored. Yes, when I went down to Common Ground Food Coop and inquired… they just cut me a […]

hoLIDAys

December 27, 2019

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  … about to head out this Boxing Day for a few miles.     My 30+hit day is off the calendar so the 3 aday look almost significant — and let me post stuff like WOW, I figured out how to replicate my number chart on another page (tho’ I thnk I want to add […]

FRIDAY

December 20, 2019

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  Technology Review says tech is widening gaps!  It describes students with iPads going through math “learning” software and being totally clueless about what the questions were asking.   Sigh, it just said it was “on iPads,” not what “learning software” it was using, but it’s refreshing to read about the realities. Yes *on the bike* […]

Impeaching

December 18, 2019

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  That’s happening today. I took the bus because the ride home was still lousy on Main Street… … and I wish there were an Inkscape forum.   I found good tutorials but this is, like CSS et al, at that level where you have to know somebody; “click and see what happens” has too many […]

adult ed resources

December 16, 2019

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    Illinois Community College Board has a website about adult ed with resources including a Moodle course in basic math.   It includes Jo BOaler and Graham Fletchy and Math Antics videos — so they’re finding the good stuff 🙂 Like everything else, it says fact fluency is a good thing and then proceeds right […]

FRIDAY

December 16, 2019

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  S l o w l y   learning this CSS/HTML/JavaScript navigation… AND THEn  the repl.it and github … somehow things aren’t getting put there.   I made a mess of “new versions” and it showed them all and then I walked away, came back and it was “hey, put this on GitHub!” and no changes were […]

Tangent Article

December 12, 2019

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  Yes, I will dive in and look for more research on developmental mathematics… twitter got me a link to an article about how the more dual enrollment studetns you have in your gateway course, the worse people who aren’t dual enrolled will do.   They did a whole lot of filtering and weeding to deal […]