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Little coding gems

September 22, 2017


Yesterday I hung out at an online presentation about the  “Mathematics of Empathy,”   which described the potential for mathematics instruction to include more attention to the humans in the world (as in, all of ’em), and attention to ways which we (usually unintentionally)  stifle learners, and the role that varying degrees of trauma play […]


July 10, 2017


This is CC-By 🙂 🙂 This is a classic video about a workshop to inspire empathy and understanding for people with learning disabilities.    It’s decades old but much can be learned from it.

Time Timer is a hit

December 8, 2016


So, I brought my Time Timer in for my personal use… but it was out in the general lab area. Coudln’t help but notice that… the students sitting at the table where it was tended to  use it.   It would just be sliding off  20 minutes or so. I’m wondering whether their marketing folks should […]

This week’s article

April 15, 2016


Well, let’s make it a blog post.  To wit: This blog brings up the idea that really, the spirit of “open” isn’t about discussing the benefits of allowing people to modify & adapt materials;  it’s about facilitating that and making it happen. To quote: ” Reuse is not something that can only happen “in […]