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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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Dear Class – Hope you are all well!

Not sure if anyone is checking the site any longer.  Can’t believe we had to have you working in the classroom on your own for four weeks without me there.  I’m sure my replacement is doing a fine job.  Keep … Continue reading

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