thanks no-thanks

May 8, 2018

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This post was just shared about making math visual.   I was wondering about making exponents visual and … yea, they’ve got an example (well almost — one of the dice has a four, not a five, in a display of five groups of five dice with five displayed). Resisting reading it because I’m at the “synthesize […]

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New computer

May 6, 2018

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Took the thing to work and got online and … htere were updates.   Happily, the updates seem to have cured the bug about “incorrect security key.” Went to screencastomatic so I can screencast downloading GIMP to this computer. The sound quality seems rather good so I might not even use the mic I got with […]

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Acer blues and Gimp happies

May 4, 2018

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THis is a transparent file that will blend in to background…  yes, I took too much time on it b/c no, I’m not where I want to be in preparedness… but I have edited out the comparison to x times x being x squared (since I didn’t say that wasn’t an example of combining like […]

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Landmark insights

May 4, 2018

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Yesterday’s email included a link from Landmark School’s outreach about math  It includes this insight: Memory is strengthened by richness and logic of content. A student looking out the classroom window might mutter “dog” while observing a magnificent German short-haired pointer loping through a freshly poured cement sidewalk. Clearly, something is being missed in the translation. It […]

Tears

May 2, 2018

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…. “I got a 98 on the exam!”    Roots and rationals.   Happy tears. 98 … on a …. math…. exam 🙂 🙂 Also, student in TRN 050 … *   this first semester in college went by faster; thought it would “drag,” but … it’s the right place to be.   This is, of course, someboyd […]

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Monday!

April 30, 2018

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Penultimate week of classes so very busy in the a.m.   Quiet later, but felt I needed to touch base w/ online stuff so no work on STUFF except to think I might want to touch Geogebra first to make a star to use as an image to bring to GIMP with snipper. I’m told GIMP […]

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Process

April 28, 2018

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I have ordered a new c omputer — should arrive next week.   I hope hope hope hope hope it doesn’t stall out all the time like this one does because I’m past the part of the process where it’s okay to find something and go to copy and paste the link and pick up five […]

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