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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, […]

Friday, whew!

August 24, 2018

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Welp, Wednesday and Thursday were both Too Busy To Breathe days.   TOday I said “No” to subbing (  it’s been so long that I’ve “taught a class” that I have this insane idea that I wouldn’t know what to do…)   and it’s been quieter — it’s also raining hard.   (Left early on the bicycle to […]

Rose!

July 31, 2018

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Among the thorns? I *did* get my infographic —  mostly info, not much graphic but telling my self that is not a priority and to let it go… though… realizing linking to *it* and not the project itself  is pretty close to useless. I didn’t get to Geogebra.   I *will* on the morrow.  I need to […]

quick reflection

June 26, 2018

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Day 1 of the Geogebra 2-day workshop in. Lots and lots observed and learned. I remembered from Animation that … trying to follow w/ computer splits my brain and I do better watching, thinking, taking actual notes … and then *doing* stuff later.   Plus much was stuff I already know. All every bit of that […]

Landmark insights

May 4, 2018

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Yesterday’s email included a link from Landmark School’s outreach about math  It includes this insight: Memory is strengthened by richness and logic of content. A student looking out the classroom window might mutter “dog” while observing a magnificent German short-haired pointer loping through a freshly poured cement sidewalk. Clearly, something is being missed in the translation. It […]

Math ‘integration’

March 28, 2018

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I’ve been asked by an adult ed teacher to meet and talk about math, and there have been questions that have come up online. I could write a few books w/ the specific strategies for getting students learning and building math ideas… but what about generalities? Number one would prob’ly be “make visual connections” — […]

Remediation Article N + 1

February 26, 2018

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https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2018-02-20/researchers-unsure-which-remedial-education-models-work-best-for-students  Okay, first, it suffers from “looking for the solution.”   What works best? … drum roll… wait for it … It             depends Different students need different things. Nope, they can’t go there.   It talks about acceleration and eliminating remediation not necessarily being a good idea, and then talks about “co-requisite” […]