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Break over!

June 19, 2017

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(When I was a lifeguard at little apartment pools, we called the “adult swims” what they really were — breaks for the kids to get out of the water.   We didn’t call them religiously on the hour — and the kiddos usually figured out that they’d get called if they started getting cranky with […]

#openlearning

January 21, 2017

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Watched a video interview with the ‘connectedness coach’ or something like that for the course. Truth be told, if I hadn’t had 15 hits on my little equity post, I’d have forgotten about #openlearning.   The semester has started so my job is actually serving students.  (Yesterday was a day I wished I had a […]

Help before class :)

January 13, 2017

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New student today:   no, he’s not enrolled for the spring.  That’ll be fall.   He’s done some college but … math was the dealbreaker.    Anxiety. Yes.   He can come in here, we can have a reading and a math ‘course.’  YES I want to make an online “course” for exactly this “I’m […]

Why leave the visuals behind?

June 6, 2016

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On my twitter feed, Steve Wyborney posted an awesome little graphic which I am stealing and posting below:  He asks that if somebody uses it in K-2, to “take a pic of your board and send my way!” Then there’s the awesome Donna Boucher who has all kinds of resources on her site for making […]

Shared!

May 12, 2016

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So, I figured out how to skip all the parts with Git and GitHub and pushing and pulling and what have you… and I’ve got the “app-release” version “pre-beta” at https://www.dropbox.com/s/t8n28c2yr321q3n/app-release.apk?dl=0  … and I told a few people about it. So to download it, you need to tell your device (and I don’t know how recent […]

ONline generic class

August 12, 2015

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I have sometimes thought about getting my people who come in to improve their skills more organized. The folks who do the reading have a folder and they sign in with their hours, etc. I don’t do this. I have absolutely never, ever been able to sustain that kind of effort even when I had […]

Tedious passwords

May 25, 2015

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So I went to a site for COABE (adult ed) resources.   I get a neat link to a thing about prepping for the new high school equivalency tests, which are no longer limited to the GED but which all are harder and have lots of obstacles to passing that only serve as obstacles to […]