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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 […]

focus, focus

March 20, 2018

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(It’s not happening yet…) I just sent this email to Power in Numbers: Have you seen https://www.geogebra.org/m/zQ7ADTWX   in geogebra?  It’s a whole BOOK for GED …  The “Isle of Mathematics” looks to have a trove of good things, and Geogebra is CC-BY … And I just saw a cool webinar (only because students aren’t here […]

Next Num Line Done :)

March 6, 2018

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Whereas repeated retrieval is a good thing… I went back and wrote out everything I did for developing a number line activity doing it vertically instead of horizontally. I skipped the 3 steps for checking out whether the numbers were actually lined up on the number line (within 1 of the y axis) so it […]

Worksheet done :)

February 20, 2018

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https://ggbm.at/VYqNytEr  is the link to my “worksheet.”   Now, when I went to mess more with it, I got a 404 for Geogebra.org so I accept I’m supposed to drop this for Modumath for a day or four. I even had a student try it.   Student did much better when I walked away.  🙂 Now, so’s […]

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:   […]

Something useful :)

December 22, 2014

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http://dyslexia.yale.edu/Edu_countingcomparing.html   Found this when searching for stuff about the counting icons used by Christopher Woodin.   I just ordered his book about teaching multiplication facts to whole-to-part / visual learners.   I also stumbled upon lots of information and material from his courses in teaching this way. I hope that I will remember to include […]

like a back float

October 15, 2011

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One of my favorite parts of teaching beginning swimming was teaching the back float. Back floats are really, really scary and one of the things that keeps people from getting to Advanced Beginner. They can do everything but the back float. (Can you see the connection to math yet?) And… if you’re scared, you tense […]