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Tangent Article

December 12, 2019


  Yes, I will dive in and look for more research on developmental mathematics… twitter got me a link to an article about how the more dual enrollment studetns you have in your gateway course, the worse people who aren’t dual enrolled will do.   They did a whole lot of filtering and weeding to deal […]

Almost sharable

December 11, 2019


  (so I’ll share it here)   — this post on the International Dyslexia Association’s page about math and programs.    I *usually* agree with those 3 tenets on the side:   Learn the facts!  It’s okay to know one way to do a problem, not a zillion and … if it’s complex, mnemonics get you access to […]

Finals Week

December 9, 2019


  … and assorted other “holiday season stuff.”   So, too busy to figure out the “every nth number should have different background” … especially since it wasn’t too busy to make each number with a loop instead of making 100 divs, which … might change everything… and it might not. Read article in Guardian about […]

Emotions and remembering

December 2, 2019


  Yes, I’m doing the usual “back from break… where was I?” This   is an abstractshared by Daniel Willingham on Twitter today, indicating that negative words as  stimuli had a bad effect on remembering; neutral ones didn’t.   I didn’t dig out the study (is it basically harder to remember negative things?)… but I peeked at […]

Pyramids and CSS

November 21, 2019


  … so, seems the “fifth anniversary upgrade” at FreeCodeCamp  … has issues.   I’m told that it’s “bad timing” that nets me the “can’t log in from that IP address” error message… but … the timing is always bad and while I got in after clearing old files at work, it didn’t work at home.  […]

(boring setting of goals)

November 13, 2019


    Moving to Atom because my organizational skills aren’t up to .   It’s 10:47 and really quiet in here (but yes, there have been 5 folks here and they are getting it done and handing it in *because of here.* So!   Let’s see if I can get the stuff I have that works working… […]


November 12, 2019


  Pretty cool webinar about “Just Equations.”  … and oh, my, apparently the example of “The Matthew Effect” was a literal experience in the author’s life.   Two girls w/ almost equal athleticism but with one ball, the one a tad ahead got 20 times as much practice kicking as the other; with 20 balls they […]