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Use equation editor for math facts?

I'm making really simple questions with numerical answers for learning math facts... but I'll be going further...  Should I be using an equation editor for accessibility even at this level? &...

08-15-2017

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Quizzes, quizzes...

My attempt to make a little "you grew up and never learned your math facts?"  course ...  I dream of being able to have a practice deck -- two from this group, three from that group, two...

08-15-2017

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Re-entry pains

Summer's Almost Over!  So!   I promised myself 5 hours this week on the "facts modules" ...  And bam!  Brick wall.  Seven minutes to figure out how to edit my module since...

08-01-2017

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Links and thinking ahead...

In my mind and heart, "accessibility" is a lot more than fulfilling legal requirements and captioning.   I want to make learning accessible, not just information or "content."   These guide...

05-31-2017

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At least I can post about it!

I've put Canvas on a back burner since March since we got the okay to develop a basic Math course in our LMS, D2L.   (It was chosen over Canvas because our institution needed multiple-correct-an...

05-25-2017

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Generate random # in (non-arithmetic) question?

 I'm making a quiz that asks "is this a digit or not?"   -- yes or no.  Anyway, I'd love to be able to say "stick a random number from 0 to 9" in here. Can Canvas do that in the mid...

04-04-2017

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Newbies, shoaling

When a bicyclist approaches a traffic light and passes the cars to sneak up to the front, it's called "shoaling."   Canvas Community has turned its "gamification" over and I had enough points t...

03-11-2017

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It's a community thing ;)

So here I am in my tutoring lab, and our Dean in charge of Things Tech and Learning Support comes in ...  with none other than  @kona  with a swag bag.  I've got student...

03-08-2017

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WHat's the status of things?

I'm taking BlendKit2017 on Canvas ... and hoping to use some of the stuff I'm playing with here, there (tho' it's with my "parkland college" identity b/c I know I'll still have a job for the next fiv...

03-06-2017

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I've embedded!

  I found iFraming in Canvas    and used it to embed a game from the NCTM illuminations math exercises into my little course. I'll also provide a link so that students can go ther...

02-14-2017

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How can I put alt tag in image when I upload it to Canvas?

I've uploaded images to Canvas which I will be using many ties.  Canvas puts a default alt tag in as the file name, which I have to change. Is there a way to upload the image with the alt tag...

01-11-2017

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Exploring Question Banks

  I'm trying to make a module for learning the addition facts.  I work with grownups who discreetly are still counting (either on their fingers or in their heads) or using calculators for e...

01-10-2017

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I hit publish...

Back when this "service learning" course I'm wrapping up was active (it ended 12/6, but we can finalize our submissions and submit 'til 12/31) I tried to let another person peek at the Canvas course ...

12-24-2016

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How do I put a question in a bank?

I made some quiz questions, and then discovered "question banks" when I realized you can't duplicate questions (it'snot getting a lot of votes, either, in the "voting" section...   ) So, I f...

11-21-2016

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Working on first quiz!

Easily found the nice How do I create a quiz with a question group to randomize quiz questions?    and I like that the "alt tag" is right there on the front to prompt me to write what ...

11-13-2016

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Why are our emails displayed to public?

Why are our emails visible as our identifier to the entire un-logged-in world, but get masked for people who are logged in?  

11-11-2016

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Figuration release from CAST

Got this on my twitter feed the other day Release v1.3.1 · cast-org/figuration · GitHub    which clued me into this article about it http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/cast-figu...

11-08-2016

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Our emails displayed: why?

Why are our  email addresses  displayed to the entire not-logged-in world instead of our display names?   

10-27-2016

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Adaptive quizzes?

    On www.mathisfun.com there's a set of pages for "training" including this one for addition: Math Trainer - Addition   .   It's programmed so that if a person mi...

10-22-2016

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Beginning again :)

I've got two Canvas accounts -- one associated with the college where I work and then the Free for Teachers that I've gotten through "Instructional Design Service Course:  Gain Experience for ...

10-17-2016

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(NOT a Canvas expert despite my points) Lots of background & experience helping students who struggle (whatever reason: learning disabilities, mismatched teaching, confidence) to understand math. I've evolved from reading specialist for students w/ specific language disorders ... I'm trying to design conceptual math lessons (as opposed to the procedure-based ones that it seems all the materials for older students have).
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