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F’rinstance

December 10, 2018

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I’ve been following https://tapintoteenminds.com/   for a while.   It’s all about sense-making 🙂 I just filled out a Google Form because I got email to it and they want to have conversations w/ people about challenges in instruction. I talked about the need for teaching with real hands-on … because when it’s no, *really,* literally hands […]

Fragments!!

December 2, 2018

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>25 visits to site.  Was that related to being at hte OER SUmmit at College of DuPage?  From 9 to 3 — we left before the “breakout sessions” which were about implementing OER and A:  TRAFFIC and B:   we’re not ready to implement.   We’re at “what’s OER?” It’s “wait wait don’t tell me” time and […]

Breathing!

November 28, 2018

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Got thsi done before … more people showed up … and… this time of year it’s somebody needing intensive assistance.   Still better than yesterday where it was pretty nonstop all day. Had the final zoom gathering with the Digital Learning Lab.   Reminder to get travel expenses in… given the other drains on my pocketbook I […]

Minesweeper subitizing and motor memory

November 28, 2018

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So back in the day my little addiction was Minesweeper.   Somebody just posted about it and how there was some luck but once you cleared a few, you just had to count the numbers. I thought, “I didn’t count the numbers.  I …  … subitized…”  but didn’t know what that word was back then. I […]

downtime

November 24, 2018

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… the weather is jjust ambiguous enough between here and Culpeper to preclude traveling there for the few hours visit I often take on Saturday After T-day.   (CUlpeper has some nifty local shoppes) That means … playing with HTML5 and CSS… and trying to figure out … how to make a table, a “hundreds chart” […]

Hmmm.

November 14, 2018

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Last week a student came in to prep for assessment.   I was ‘snatching myself bald-headed’ saying, “no, finish the assessment.  If you don’t know it, *then* you’ll get to practice it.”  No, the student really really really wanted to get things right based on fragments of misremembered procedures… I was bemoaning that procedural background (not […]

Sunday!

October 28, 2018

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Whereas, my well-tagged adding video got visits and average watch time was over a minute (whole thing is 2:04)… absolute value is way ahead of everybody else… it’s also well tagged including the word “khan.”    Time for an experiment 🙂 … also awash in cool resources.   New York’s  TABE concepts  is a good summary, although […]