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October 14, 2020


I’m sorry. I seriously FAIL at GitHub. I’m supposed to be able to save a version so if I mess it up I can GO BACK to it. Except whenever I “go back” …. it just pulls up THE SAME MESSED UP THING. So basically I have to go back to the last time I […]

Saturday :)

December 15, 2018


Goal for this break:   to figure out a conscious system for working on the assorted projects.   I have been sometimes actually successful at letting others take care of students for an hour or two. Today’s task is to look through our Cobra Math course and plan out a four week version of a “class.” In […]

Don’t drop that mic :)

February 9, 2018


I think I have a microphone that will get me good sound quality for the Camtasia stuff!  (Yes, geogebra, you’ve been back-burnered for a spell).   It’s not great yet but now it’s a matter of refining, not cringing when I hear the sibilances or sighing that the volume is 30% what it should be.  […]

Unproductive struggle

October 28, 2017


Call me an idiot but no, I can’t figure out how to actually do jack with Geogebra.   “Make a new worksheet” gets me a lovely front pagey thing where I give it a title… and then… I have to add something. There is utterly insufficient guidance.   Okay, does this mean I don’t want to make […]

Guess it’s working…

August 16, 2017


I consciously tuned into the “anticipation of NEW SCHOOL YEAR” vibes and… last night had a full blown anxiety dream (helped I’m sure by the horrifyingly ominous news events).   I enrolled in a full load of classes here…  got to that first one and I was supposed to hand out the day’s assignment which […]


August 10, 2017


So!   Whilst with ALEKS students get walked through entering fractions… and yes, Connect can do it, too, it seems none of the LMS’s that teachers can use have that facility.  A student can’t answer with a mixed number; it’s “what is the whole number, what is the numerator, what is the denominator?” Also.   […]