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July 6, 2022


It’s 9:54 and checking Reading Plus and …. oh, that sinking feeling one gets seeing manifestation of Being Bought Out By The Big Guys. One of the many things that makes/made Reading Plus wonderful is/was it feeling like a small business… things like there not being an algorithm that shut things down if I had […]

“white paper” by Dreambox’s Tim Hudson

June 26, 2015


It’s June 26 2015 and there are rainbows everywhere.   Well, not outside —  there’s no sun at all and we’ve had probably an inch of rain (but I got in 33 miles first!  128 to go for 1000 in the month… )   WordPress has imposed one on top of the screen… And I […]

For instance!

October 4, 2013


CSC 140 is careening gaily into Stuff I Know Nothing About From My Previous Experiences.  Yesterday’s lecture included Iterators and ArrayLists, because we can use very basic versions of these to do powerful things, like tell the computer “if there *is* a next thingy, do this to it.”   (So, instead of saying “while count is […]

dreambox continued

October 27, 2011


Seems they *might* have something similar to my “put the numbers together” game — “Build up to 50 Optimally: Students build and identify numbers from static and flashed sets of 1 to 50 objects, using the least number of mouse clicks.” (Then the same for bigger numbers.) They’ve got this one for second grade: Add […]