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Subtle ways tech doesn’t have to be rote

June 7, 2018

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So student saw 7v – 4v and … put 3^v in as the answer, because the box to the right had that as an option. Yes, training students to think about the math, not about strategies for figuring what the answer might be because of the options provided can take a while.  This gave me […]

I’m not distractible ;)

June 7, 2018

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I went to open a new GOogle Doc for The Beta Project and saw “pics from transcend” and … had to skim.  Many (>10 years) moons ago I saw this out on Windsor Road.   Took several times seeing them before I realized what they represent:   hand-driven recumbent cycles (we have an outstanding team at the […]

(things less open)

June 4, 2018

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SO i dabbled into a 15-day course on OER and yesterday’s reading was about the tendence throughout history — as in including the middle ages, etc.  — education would wax open (e.g., when education was deemed a gift from the deity and therefore must be freely shared)… but then tend towards less openness. Microsoft bought […]

Just sayin’

May 31, 2018

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Lumen Learning @LumenLearning 39m Where can we do better with OER? Student Panel says: More & better use of interactivity. Making sure materials are cohesive, especially if they come from different sources. Quality of more complex visuals, charts and graphs. #NEOERSummit18  I retweeted at the Rebus Community… yes, this is exactly exactly what I want to […]

JUGGLE

May 31, 2018

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Bicycle repairs and prep for bke trip mid-June…. Power In Numbers project that will wrap up in anotehr week, Digital Learning Lab folks coming here today!… the usual students dropping in… and also waiting on ‘permissions’ to start framing the “beta project” for designing … … well, for starters, I don’t think I should call […]

Half done!

May 25, 2018

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Got The Exponents Curriculum Guide submitted to oercommons.org   — not without a bit of scrambling, and now I can only “import from Google Docs” from … the school laptop, not my desktop, not comptuers in the lab.  Good karma, I guess – I was only working from laptop b/c covering front desk.  Can’t delete the […]

q u i e t 2 :)

May 21, 2018

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Monday and very quiet… so! Went to the YouTube captions for two of the three videos included in my exponents “curriculum guide.”     The YouTube captions are highly accurate, tho’ not 100%.   Lots of “Fours” were replaced with “for.”   I started contemplating … would it be better to use Arabic digits?   I think so.   I […]