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So big!

June 22, 2018

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Okay, I didn’t ride out to shop yet becasue it’s just raining and raining.   Will just put on the raincoat…. … downloaded Audacity and am doing same for Aptana.   I have the UDL guidelines and the “six strategies for effective learning,” and … decided to make an infographic of my own for the Structured, Multisensory […]

Back!

June 18, 2018

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I’m writing up the “background” for this OER math project.   “Explain how the project came about…”   well, that would take a page or two… I wanted to link to UDL principles and noticed they “have a new home” http://udlguidelines.cast.org/  and that their chart still outlines “Provide multiple means of…” representation, action and expression, and engagement.” […]

Landmark insights

May 4, 2018

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Yesterday’s email included a link from Landmark School’s outreach about math  It includes this insight: Memory is strengthened by richness and logic of content. A student looking out the classroom window might mutter “dog” while observing a magnificent German short-haired pointer loping through a freshly poured cement sidewalk. Clearly, something is being missed in the translation. It […]

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 […]

kinesthetic :)

September 21, 2017

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So… exponents and variables and … zero power.   It’s a “touch base on this” section in pre-Algebra, nothing huge or convoluted (and I don’t *think* negative powers). It just might stick.   Things squared?  Write it out as this times itself until you don’t have to.   Zero power?  write it out as base/base […]

Oh, that sentence ending

September 6, 2017

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The topic heading had most of the headline: Adult education classes teach reading and math to thousands for free — including adults with di   …. and I thought, “oh… disabilities?  How are they doing it?” but no… … diplomas. Granted, high school diplomas, not bachelor’s degrees … and it gives their stats — 27% […]

International Dyslexia Assoc.

August 17, 2017

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As an Orton-Gillingham trained reading specialist, I stay affiliated w/ the IDA (formerly named after Orton) so I’ve gotten their conference program.   They know how to do stuff… it’s a Big Hotel Conference that doesn’t reek of corporations.   The ads are mostly schools which have helped so many people become successful that yea, […]