Browsing All posts tagged under »adult education«


January 21, 2017


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


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


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 […]


May 12, 2016


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  … 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


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


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 […]

Step by step…

March 16, 2015


Welp… telling myself that yes, it’s past mid-term and yes, I *know* I have informed all students every single time that if the online math doesn’t work, leave Explorer and go to Firefox or Chrome.   However, for students in Anxious Survival mode, that is exactly the kind of detail that will. not. stick. That […]