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Structured vision

September 14, 2017

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…. that’s what I have, eh? Well, yesterday I *did* successfully put together “1.4”  — adding integers with the same sign number on the number line.   Next weeK  :   1.5   (adding different signs, then mixing htem up.) THen for *my* course I”m going to follow the ORton-Gillingham principle of ‘don’t teach the […]

Github in the news

February 26, 2017

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I’ve occasionally posted about the frustrations of getting all excited about the openness of GitHub … with the extreme challenge of figuring it out and having time to do that stuff. Well, the trend seems to be shifting.   THere was an article earlier in the year, claiming people should get into GitHub and giving […]

“remediate the skill, not the standard”

February 5, 2017

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http://www.mathcoachscorner.com/2016/02/remediate-skill-not-standard/ Yes, she recycles her posts but this one’s definitely worth it. It’s not about tech but it could be.   Depending on which wrong answer a student chooses, the teaching should be adapted. We could do that with tech, too.   Pathways… especially if we included humans who could ask questions of the student […]

Backing up …

February 6, 2016

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… the files, which is a step forward.  The Working Thing with title “Jan29” is now on Ay-soos, the GREENECK and the Transcend and the Camtasia flash drives and now the cloud knows where they are. Since my next Thing TO Figure Out is how to manage versions of things in GitHub, it’ll soon be […]

No, *this* is the app I need :)

January 22, 2016

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Riding in this morning I was reflecting on the really frustrated student yesterday.   The problems were “order of operations” problems so they had 5 or 6 steps and if he did them piece.  by.   piece.   he’d lose a detail and if he did ’em in his head he’d drop a sign or […]