What I Learned

Arbitrating Grievances

NOT BASEBALL  I have completed one of the three readings I wanted to complete after visiting the AFT Higher Education Conference last week.  I want to thank Gregory M. Salzman, not only for presenting, but also for providing a copy of Decision Making Principles of Labor Arbitrators in College and University Grievance Cases which will […]

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Objective for MLCS (Developmental Math Reform)

NOT BASEBALL The developmental math reform project I have previously written about has released objectives for their course that will serve as a one-year bridge to general math courses like Math for Liberal Arts.  Previously this project had been called New Life (too religious) and the course had been called Foundations of Mathematical Literacy (do […]

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Kimball Workshop at AMATYC

NOT BASEBALL I spent some time this week browsing conference proceedings from ICTCM and AMATYC to try to find something to learn.  As usual some of the sessions posted were things I already knew.  Other sessions were things I didn’t want to learn.  One that caught my attention was Workshop 14 at AMATYC’s 2009 conference.  […]

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National League Swag 2010

BASEBALL Well, I couldn’t stop myself.  Here are the number of giveaways I counted for each National League team. Arizona 23 Atlanta 2 Chicago 35 (This is a surprise- I don’t think Chicago needs these as a draw.) Cincinnati 24 (In a surprising lack of brand protection May 26 is Pet Waste Bag Dispenser day.) Colorado […]

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American League Swag 2010

BASEBALL: Last year I went to nine Tiger road games.   Three were in Cleveland, three were in Minnesota and three were in Pittsburgh.   At those nine games either all of us, or my children got slippers, bobble heads, statues, bats, hats, jerseys, or ice cream bowls.   (Thank you Pittsburgh for the ice cream bowls.   These […]

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Mindomo

NOT BASEBALL I didn’t forget about you NOT BASEBALL.  But, spring training has started.  Today I experimented with Mindomo.  It is useful for making Mindmaps- visual outlines of a topic.  You can add pictures and links to your map.  I can see it being useful for outlining a topic for students- like factoring- and then […]

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