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NROC webinar

September 26, 2017


A good one!     It was not about the magnificent shiny tools… it was about getting a team together and using the tools and involving the students in the process.   First — yes, in the two years they’ve been doing it, math “MAP” scores (I infer a standardized assessment of your skills) have gone […]

Mebbe small vic’try subtracting fractions borrowing?

February 21, 2017


ALEKS  problem:   subtracting with common denominator with renaming.   Student:   no idea.   (Also non-native speaker so might have ideas w/0 language to express that I’d understand.)   ALEKS’ explanation involved renaming 4 2/9 as 3 + 1 + 2/9 = 3 + 9/9 + 2/9 and … since it’s all just stuck […]

Wow, Camtasia…

December 4, 2016


Okay, mucking about with Canvas has me accustomed to things at the beta stage, so maybe I shouldn’t be surprised but this is nice. So I made a little video (2:13… a little long for my liking…)   and then … arghabilly, no, it can’t do anything because it’s missing a certain *.dll file and […]

Next Stage Started!

October 5, 2014


Roughly 75 minutes got me the antepenultimate part of my app structured. That is, I successfully set it up as our class example program and everything worked. Next: to make that do what I want it to do. The class example sent the results of the “quiz activity” to a “report activity.” The report activity […]

unlearning helplessness

July 11, 2013


It’s Thursday-Friday. YOu *might* have thunk things would be quiet around here… but we did have to kick ’em out at closing time, and no, we didn’t have margaritas. There are ways to attend so that you can do it on your own, and there are ways to attend paying fierce attention to what moves […]