Reading

March 4, 2020

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Just got a link to “Increasing Access to Universally Designed Mathematics Classrooms.”  12 pages… but it might snowball 😉   It’s good, though how many times you can slam memorizing the times tables gets a little old, and I wish they would provide an alternative to “don’t do speed drills.”   It’s already a summary so … […]

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… marching…

March 3, 2020

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  Welp, the little red circles on the coronavirus map are getting bigger and more frequent… folks in my chorus aren’t too happy (many older men, some w/ ‘other health issues’). Submitted proposal for Faculty Summer INstitute about “show you how to make 3 activities” — two quizzes and a game.   Thinking:   the theme for […]

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attainment grouping

March 2, 2020

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  On twitter that’s the phrase used and I rejoice because it’s not “ability” grouping as if it were a trait not a dynamic state. The discussion then turned into “but how do we teach groups that have some folks at [some level I don’t understand but it had the number 9 in it] and […]

Marching Marching ;)

March 2, 2020

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    Snow’s pretty much gone; it’s 49 degrees out there and no “winter snapbacks” in the visible forecast.   We’re also north of the deluges whihc hopefully won’t include tornadoes with the floods to the south. I read a 2012 blog post about ALEKS and its procedural nature (and a student who had independently worked […]

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Saturday!

February 29, 2020

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  Morning focus meh but there’s an art/ resistance somethign at a local brewery from 2-7 and it’s just the right ride distance away, which INSPIRED me.   I got that bike ride brochure done and yes, went and applied to the Desmos Cohort 5.   No, I haven’t done a *thing* in Desmos but I’m going […]

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Recovery :)

February 23, 2020

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  Last Saturday I was between naps about now; I listened to the entire “Ask Me Another” show lacking the energy to turn it off. Not today!  Caffeine and warmer temperatures help 🙂   Winter will come back Wednesday… what insanity will the news be bringing? Students get next Thursday off for our annual “professional development […]

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About speech recognition

February 19, 2020

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  Let’s eat speech recognition work here. LOL Well it works better than it did on my laptop, Without headset. I am always going to prefer typing, thank you. However, other people would benefit from learning speech recognition. Yes, I was suspicious when the laptop worked fine with Word and not at all w/ blog.  […]

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