Browsing All posts tagged under »adult education«

Rendering, rendering

August 8, 2017

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So! I’ve got to make fractions… thought I’d find a nice tutorial to cut and paste a mixed number. Found lots of stuff discussing what MathML and LaTeX are, most of which I don’t understand.  A consistent message is that if you want to write math, you want to use LaTex. Of course I can’t […]

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 […]