Browsing All posts tagged under »OER«

Proposal in!

April 7, 2018

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I waffled several times (esp. when reading about an upcoming webinar about some OER efforts in adult ed that I didn’t know about),  and then just wrote down what I have been trying to do for the past little while (didn’t go back to the   beginning and the OER-STEM project, but that’s included in my […]

Saturday :)

March 31, 2018

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Holy Saturday…. We’re going to have a ‘teacher resource fair’ — a “one-stop event for faculty to learn more about available textbook options and alternatives.  In addition, there could be sessions offered that day for faculty to present how they have used innovative textbook options, and we would also promote the resources available through the […]

Side tracks

March 22, 2018

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… It’s that O-G training… I decided I wanted to incorporate “connecting representations” from the get go, from Jump Street. The link to the Google Doc that has images for number, domino icon and number line representation of the numbers 0 through 10  (yes, zero) lives here.      It’s 4:00 so I shan’t try to upload […]

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 […]

More visuals :)

March 3, 2018

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A site full of virtual manipulates, which seem to be javascript 😉 🙂   http://mathsbot.com/ Free, but not “OER.” The Open Education people seem to be mostly about Changing How Institutions Do THings.   Power In Numbers has been about curating and sharing OER for adult ed.   This is at such a smaller scale! I keep finding […]

#OpenEd17

October 12, 2017

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Okay, right this minute I’m wishing I were in Anaheim at the Open Ed conference. On the other hand, *all* the sessions with connection to adult ed happen today and pretty much the main thrust of things is administrative, not pedagogy — and I might have missed the tweet about a Geogebra applet that does […]

“Oer Misunderstandings” Hechinger Report

September 29, 2017

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Goal:  Non-tangential Blog Titles 🙂 Three Misunderstandings about Open Educational Resources  — HOoray for not calling them “myths” 🙂 First — that the main benefit it saving money.   Okay, sorry guys but this quote is laughable: “In reality, every district we know approaches open educational resources with a single goal: to accelerate student learning […]