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ALEKS

April 11, 2017

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The little pieces of the pie are really motivating … but that also contributes to wanting to find the fastest way to devour them, as in “what’s the short cut.”   I’m thinking that even if there were awesome instructive conceptual presentations, I would be inclined to look for the tricks. (Once again feeling gratitude […]

Online courses

January 31, 2017

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So!   IN between applying for a job to help enhance and create math courses… I’m trying to … build a math course!   For our folks who need to prep for the test … or already took the test and need to learn stuff… We’ve got Modumath, but its online presence is — well, […]

Math on the edge

November 18, 2016

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https://mathontheedge.wordpress.com/2016/11/18/one-what/  Sigh, I *need* to be working on the Canvas project.  (I need to find my *&* wallet.) Still, watching these videos of students thinking and processing is so affirming.   HEre’s you’re PhD project, people:   interview (or hypnotize) students who score poorly on these college math assessment tests. Find out just how many […]

Rabbit holes

May 30, 2016

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An entirely too-long blurb yesterday morning on Weekend Edition was about a “rabbit hole” — the thing that happens when you get online and click from one thing to the next.      I’ve had some awesome opportunities come up from going down rabbit holes… but they’ve reached a critical mass where I need to […]

Backing up …

February 6, 2016

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… the files, which is a step forward.  The Working Thing with title “Jan29” is now on Ay-soos, the GREENECK and the Transcend and the Camtasia flash drives and now the cloud knows where they are. Since my next Thing TO Figure Out is how to manage versions of things in GitHub, it’ll soon be […]

No, *this* is the app I need :)

January 22, 2016

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Riding in this morning I was reflecting on the really frustrated student yesterday.   The problems were “order of operations” problems so they had 5 or 6 steps and if he did them piece.  by.   piece.   he’d lose a detail and if he did ’em in his head he’d drop a sign or […]

SHould this be a quick or slow post?

January 21, 2016

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Yesterday I found to my delight that the designers of the course I’d signed up for posted videos of their planning meetings online. It seems, however, from watching them, that the course I signed up for  to “design and develop” open educational resources (OER) for adult education will be pretty heavy on the “find available OER […]