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Tryin’ to get to urgent

August 1, 2019

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when I get out on the bike, the 37 different Really Important Things To Get Done slowly bubble to the top.   Doesn’t always follow me inside… The Two Big Things are the Times Tables Class and the Cool Geogebra Spaced Retrieval Activity.   Another Big THing that is lurking is… doing the Thing Like THe Lumen […]

Thoughts on Big Ideas and Supports

March 21, 2019

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So I’m working w/ lessons for Illustrative Mathematics.    I’m going to try to brainstorm for myself…. what are some of the number sense obstacles that are *not* “quick-fixable” but which could, if I put them in a mess of times…. be eroded. I’m inspired by the students who have been coming in this Spring […]

“A broader vision for OER”

October 13, 2018

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This was the final session that I attended (2;45-345; I bugged out 3:30 b/c taxi comign at 4:00). It seems to me that the folks who want to “decolonize” things tend to be in the humanities or the more tech-oriented ones (yes, there were fascinating sessions about data analysis and privacy… the “access code” barriers […]

A few slides about “why I think we need to do this.”

August 26, 2018

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Okay, I thought I was done and then imagined sharing this with real people and had to add one more slide… but now This Link will get you to a slew of quotes and notes that I think provide evidence of the need for cognitively accessible math.  So… time for the “next steps” — which […]

#OpenEd17

October 13, 2017

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Tweetdeck is working nicely, so I can follow the tweets at the Open Education conference in Anaheim. Do I wish I were there?   Sort of. I realized that the feeling I get in those hotels at conferences is very similar to how I would feel when I’d drive my car to work:  like so much […]

CC-In Between

July 5, 2017

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So I’m making these cute pictures … which would be even better if I had more time or talent 🙂 Now, if Anonymous Math Teacher wanted to do whatever with them, I’d be fine and wouldn’t care about attribution. However, *if* thinsg went commercial, I’d want attribution. I doubt I’m the first person to wish […]

More small victories

March 28, 2017

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… had an almost identical lead-in with a first time visitor to CAS as I did with my “is it right now?” student… same “project” about running and dieting to lose weight, and … the same confusion as to what to do when figuring out running *and* cutting back on calories. This time, happily… the […]