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Webinar :)

March 18, 2019


  It’s interesting to me that they’ve found MP2, MP7 and MP8 to be deeper and more challenging:  (“Reason abstractly and qualitatively,”  “Look for and make use of structures,” “Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.”) I’m imagining the very different experience this would provide a student — tho’ it could be terrifying.   3 […]


May 17, 2018


The Thursday morning “coffee, muffins and listen” at the Faculty Summer Institute is about Open Educational Resources.   This guy is from Libretexts and is going over the basics 🙂    This guy is still mainly about text as the mode for learning but it’s interesting to hear the perspective from the upper end of higher […]

The public says…

August 3, 2016


I’ve had several conversations with “the general public” and… they are discerning that it’s not just “the budget” that is causing problems here at the college… that actions of the “leadership” are driving good people out, quickly. My app’s “pre-launch report”is … still in progress!   I’m wondering if my app is so small that the automatic […]

Mathia X Review

June 8, 2016


(Note/update:   The folks at Carnegie have done some revisions and said they’d contact me, confident they could convince me that things are ‘not just practice.’  That was November and despite another nudge or two, no contact, no convincing… I really am convinceable but it requires more than “but the test scores went up!” ) I […]

Two Unknowns

September 12, 2014


Our pre-algebra course Only Uses One Variable, thank you, … … students are confronted with the infamous “PersonA is 3 older than PersonB.  The sum of their ages is 50”  … with a few more words and obfuscations… PersonA                 +                 […]