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Monday! 13

April 13, 2020

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On campus it was natural when things were sort of quiet to … hop on the blog.   From home I’m drawn to things like the dishes (which is odd; I’m not drawn to cleaning my *office* with down time)… I’m doing things that don’t highlight my strengths, shall we say: managing information.   I’m the one […]

Extra Effort…

October 3, 2018

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Yesterday I got out of the building *just* after six (when my workday ends Tuesdays), b/c the fire alarm was insisting we depart.   Guiding a student to the bus stop (finding it from the closest exit a challenge) I met w/ a math instructor wondering how to best handle students who were overwhelmed by fractions […]

Thread 6, drum roll please…

September 20, 2018

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  Part 1   Part 2   Part 3    Part 4    Part 5 From Curry D. Where to Focus so Students Become College and Career Ready. Journal Of Research & Practice For Adult Literacy, Secondary & Basic Education [serial online]. Spring2017 2017;6(1):62. The National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) asked: What does it […]

Thread 3

September 18, 2018

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Part 1         Part 2           Part 3   Part 4   Part 5   Part 6 So:   what is the current state of developmental education?   According to Hunter Boylan: “If the only thing that you are offering your students is a course in pre-algebra, then it is probably a remedial course. If […]

Thread

September 16, 2018

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Part 1     Part 2    Part 3  Part 4   Part 5   Part 6 Yesterday I posted a “thread” on twitter — my first attempt at that as communication. I’m going to try to replicate that here, more accessibly than the images of powerpoint slides. I’ve been reading a lot of research on developmental math, remedial math, […]

Rose!

July 31, 2018

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Among the thorns? I *did* get my infographic —  mostly info, not much graphic but telling my self that is not a priority and to let it go… though… realizing linking to *it* and not the project itself  is pretty close to useless. I didn’t get to Geogebra.   I *will* on the morrow.  I need to […]

Proposal in!

April 7, 2018

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I waffled several times (esp. when reading about an upcoming webinar about some OER efforts in adult ed that I didn’t know about),  and then just wrote down what I have been trying to do for the past little while (didn’t go back to the   beginning and the OER-STEM project, but that’s included in my […]

“Oer Misunderstandings” Hechinger Report

September 29, 2017

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Goal:  Non-tangential Blog Titles 🙂 Three Misunderstandings about Open Educational Resources  — HOoray for not calling them “myths” 🙂 First — that the main benefit it saving money.   Okay, sorry guys but this quote is laughable: “In reality, every district we know approaches open educational resources with a single goal: to accelerate student learning […]

Canvas up and down

September 28, 2017

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So I visited Canvas b/c hey, I could get a new badge about “rogues”  and — they actually, at their conference, had a lively discussion of users who aren’t employees or anything, but just contribute a lot and answer a lot of questions.   (Some had fewer user points than I do, but … asking […]

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 […]