Browsing All posts tagged under »developmental math«

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 […]

Thread 3

September 18, 2018

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Part 1         Part 2           Part 3   Part 4   Part 5   Part 6 So:   what is the current state of developmental education?   According to Hunter Boylan: “If the only thing that you are offering your students is a course in pre-algebra, then it is probably a remedial course. If […]

Thread

September 16, 2018

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Part 1     Part 2    Part 3  Part 4   Part 5   Part 6 Yesterday I posted a “thread” on twitter — my first attempt at that as communication. I’m going to try to replicate that here, more accessibly than the images of powerpoint slides. I’ve been reading a lot of research on developmental math, remedial math, […]

More reading about acceleration

March 22, 2016

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The California Acceleration Project: Reforming Developmental Education to Increase Student Completion of College-Level Math and English, to be precise, is the article I just read. It’s by Katie Hern with Myra Snell, and I could only find it via our library database.   Interesting that the three articles that didn’t have a link to full text […]

Community College Review: alternatives to “remedial pedagogy”

March 17, 2016

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I just made good on my decision to Read More Articles.  Good grief, right through my computer I can access our library’s database. I searched “Developmental Math” and voila! “You’ve Got to Learn the Rules”: A Classroom-Level Look at Low Pass Rates in Developmental Math. By: Cox, Rebecca D., Community College Review, 00915521, Jul2015, Vol. […]

Don’t ask :)

February 10, 2016

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It’s for that class. Okay, to update!   Our “assignment:”  To post about a worst case intervention… we were encouraged not simply to provide barriers to learning but to demonstrate Bad Design.  We were encouraged to include a visual.   I’d just seen somebody extolling the virtues of an “intelligent [computer] tutor” that included saying […]

INspiration and … developmental math

September 6, 2015

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Friday afternoon, holiday weekend and yes, attendance was down.   I still had hte pleasure of eavesdropping on a young man going over the homework and asking questions, asking more questions about the basic math that he doesn’t know yet.  Yes, it is worth teaching these folks — not to be confused with pretending that […]