Author Archives: Admin

Good-bye Ballard, Hello Oakland!

I haven’t really used this website much in the last two years except to host some tinyurl documents for my students.  Schoology was the way I communicated most of my materials.  I’m going to try to back up all this … Continue reading

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Hello Ballard!!

So ignore all the posts below.  You can read them, but they really have nothing to do with Ballard High School (my new home, Woohoo!!).  Also a lot of the links above don’t work – ignore these too.  They are … Continue reading

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What’s up Lakeside!

Thanks for letting me teach today.  Here are a few of the resources I mentioned: Step By Step Tangent (warm-up) and Inverse Angle Problem More Practice for both “Regular” and “Inverse” Angle Problems Computer Science Scoping Notes

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Number of courses is astounding

Just those listed through coursetalk are overwhelming.  About 10 new classes per week starting each week.  Most of these are through Coursera.  A few through Venture Lab.  Most of the Udacity and other providers have self-paced models that can begin … Continue reading

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A brief aside – Camtasia debuts!

A friend of mine needed some help with an excel task we had done a couple of times over the last few years.  I decided to document the process and test out Camtasia (which I should have probably learned long … Continue reading

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My Great Idea that started this all

Backing up, I had this brain flash the other day – there’s all this great content on the web but no one really knows which of it is good.  Wouldn’t it be great if there were a Yelp or TripAdvisor … Continue reading

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First Week on Coursera + Signature Track

Finished week 1 of videos.  Most were about 10 minutes long with one embedded quiz. So about 2 hours worth of videos.  Would have like one more quiz thrown in per video (at roughly thirds) and then probably a review. … Continue reading

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Gamification

My first note from the Penn (Wharton) Gamification class: A game has: Voluntariness Learning or problem solving Balance of structure and exploration This is similar to my long-time quote about work.  One of the differences between work and play (especially … Continue reading

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Organization

For word press, I’ve always felt like I ought to be able to have multiple pages with each one dedicated to a particular tag or category.  I know you can pull up a list with all of these categories or … Continue reading

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A New Direction

This site has been my go-to site for seven(?) years now.  I created teach4ever.net a few years after I started at Hercules.  I used it originally as a place for developing applications for my Geometry students and a place for … Continue reading

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