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Thread 6, drum roll please…

September 20, 2018

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  Part 1   Part 2   Part 3    Part 4    Part 5 From Curry D. Where to Focus so Students Become College and Career Ready. Journal Of Research & Practice For Adult Literacy, Secondary & Basic Education [serial online]. Spring2017 2017;6(1):62. The National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) asked: What does it […]

kinesthetic :)

September 21, 2017

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So… exponents and variables and … zero power.   It’s a “touch base on this” section in pre-Algebra, nothing huge or convoluted (and I don’t *think* negative powers). It just might stick.   Things squared?  Write it out as this times itself until you don’t have to.   Zero power?  write it out as base/base […]

VIsuals! Visuals!

May 26, 2017

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Last night I chatted with a friend who’s a graphic designer specializing in educational materials.   She loved programming but … math.   She had said that when she sees a recipe and it calls for 1/3 or 2/3 … what??? I had been explaining to her the visual I need for my lessons:   […]

Cognitive accessibility

November 8, 2016

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https://www.theodysseyonline.com/universal-design-for-learning-deeper-dive-3   — about finding diverse ways (“universal design for learning”) to foster and assess comprehension… but … it’s hard to translate this into real things.   Things like suggesting that we remind students of background knowledge, and if they don’t have it, teach it to them — that’s peachy!   But … That is so […]