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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 […]

focus, focus

March 20, 2018

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(It’s not happening yet…) I just sent this email to Power in Numbers: Have you seen https://www.geogebra.org/m/zQ7ADTWX   in geogebra?  It’s a whole BOOK for GED …  The “Isle of Mathematics” looks to have a trove of good things, and Geogebra is CC-BY … And I just saw a cool webinar (only because students aren’t here […]

More visuals :)

March 3, 2018

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A site full of virtual manipulates, which seem to be javascript 😉 🙂   http://mathsbot.com/ Free, but not “OER.” The Open Education people seem to be mostly about Changing How Institutions Do THings.   Power In Numbers has been about curating and sharing OER for adult ed.   This is at such a smaller scale! I keep finding […]

Guidelines

March 2, 2018

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http://udlguidelines.cast.org/    Want that poster on the board at my chimerical Termite Terrace constructing/adapting math lessons… it melds well with this post about gamification and cooperation (“less Candy Crush – more Dungeons and Dragons”)  

Focus, focus

February 16, 2018

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Serendipity!   I’m trying to do that minimalist fraction stuff and this fraction lesson is linked to on twitter.   Yes, it’s Illustrative Math (IM) and I love this promotion of **going back** and doing stuff from earlier because that’s what they need.   This linked to a lesson on fraction number lines which is exactly what the quiz […]

“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 […]

Power In Numbers and The Math Gap

September 18, 2017

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Executive Summary (tl/dr;)   — I read some stuff.   Luminary Labs, LLC  is writing some cool stuff about industry, ed tech, adult ed and OER.  (Ack!  I cornfounded them with Lum1na foundation, not the same entity at all!)   Long version 🙂 Listened to “Bored and Brilliant” discussion on NPR over the weekend.   […]