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TODOS video

June 27, 2022

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I didn’t get to do the webinar live, but I watched the recording of the TodosMath vimeo “My students scored 0/8! What do I do next?” They give link to the materials at the end: https://bit.ly/June8TODOS . I had a brief bit of nervousness when I feared it would be another explanation of theory and […]

Spring! Division, place value

April 14, 2022

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On the bus today b/c storms be a-comin’. I had an interesting lesson w/ the Tuesday Teens. Four were there, two were participating, so … yes, I got to be in my comfort zone addressing individuals. Class dynamics — I’m woefully out of practice. We’d introduced “halfiness” from the “Transitions” fractions section. My friend who […]

Summer!

June 8, 2021

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I’ve already had a student 🙂 This one is repeating a class and … has learned *so much.* As in, a living, breathing reason why our full service support is needed and beneficial. You really wouldn’t recognize this one as the same person. first time through, learning the whole array of navigation — here’s a […]

Please Go and Bring For Me

January 15, 2021

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And 3-day weekend! Yes, I took the bus this a.m. — but hadn’t successfully gotten my itty bitty computer to work so I couldn’t read the Long Thing About How Your Little Certificate Programs Keep Poor People Poor. I *could* read this little description of a way to teach multiplication called Please Go and Bring […]

Palliative education

September 24, 2020

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Palliative is one of the vocab. words for teh folks reading _Brain on Fire._ This is the flip side of “yes, I can work with higher level content to teach — yes, I’m going to call them lower level skills. There is benefit to teaching the basic mathematical thinking, especially if we can get to […]

Literature summary

January 21, 2020

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In summer 2018 I had a slow week and I dug out stuff on developmental math and the “reform” movement.   Seemed this winter break was a good time to sweep back to it… one tangent article and webinar were about reforming *high school* with a pithy metaphor:   we should be making mathematics “a pump, not […]

Impeaching

December 18, 2019

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  That’s happening today. I took the bus because the ride home was still lousy on Main Street… … and I wish there were an Inkscape forum.   I found good tutorials but this is, like CSS et al, at that level where you have to know somebody; “click and see what happens” has too many […]

Better than it used to be :)

May 24, 2019

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Yes, I’ve got the “plenty of time to do stuff so nothing gets done!” thing happening so!   I’m going to try to have Something To SHare Today.   Well, here’s something 🙂 I found this little “generate the HTML for tables” page  so I don’t have to manually stick a mess of divs in if I want […]

What He Said

December 10, 2018

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Jack Rotman is a developmental math maven and involved in creating clearer paths for students through college math demands.  This blog about striving to reach 100% of our students   expresses my thinking when I’m looking at the stuff that inspired my “thread” about “successes” in developmental math.   To wit:  

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, […]