On Tuesday, 8 am in Chicago, Stella Yiu, Rob Cooney, Andrew Petrosoniak, Doug Schiller, Jen Leppard and I will be presenting a Flipped Classroom workshop. The goal is to take you from idea to completed product in the span of four hours (with a much needed coffee break in the middle).
Here’s our worksheet.
SMACC FC Worksheet
Look forward to seeing you in Chicago.
Rob Cooney (@EMEducation) and I are giving a workshop on tools to flip your classroom in Phoenix at CORD this month. Since this is a resource heavy talk, I put the worksheet and slides up here. Here’s also my practice video on the “multimedia principles” portion of the talk.
Flipping Your Classroom (CORD 2015 @ Phoenix) Resources
Richard Mayer’s Multimedia Principles
What happened to the that little boy on the Preview Icon?
Preview plays a big part of my workflow for reading and annotating PDF’s stored in Papers 3. I highlight, circle things, and add a lot of text, then all annotations are saved automatically back into the Papers library. Preview and Papers work together more smoothly than PDF Expert and Papers for the iPad. On the iPad, I use PDF Expert to do the same and Preview 7 and PDF Expert worked beautifully together.
The Mavericks version, Preview 7, worked incredibly well for this. With Yosemite, in Preview 8 we’re mourning the loss of more than just that boy. I was able to install both Preview 7 and 8 on my Mac and compare side by side.
Continue reading “Preview 7 vs Preview 8”
March 14th, or π-day, this year takes on additional numerical significance. Only once in a hundred years we are able to celebrate π to its billionth decimal place.
I wonder if Galileo Galilei geeked out on 3/14/1592 6:53:59.
In other mathematically geeky news, while doing several calculations on my Mac I was longing for my old HP scientific calculator with reverse polish notation. Looking through the Mac app store at all the emulators, I decided to see if the built-in calculator app had this feature. And guess what it does.
In the View menu, you can select “RPN mode” and now you get a calculator with a stack visible 2 deep. I don’t know if this was possible in previous versions of OS X, but I love the geeks at Apple that made this happen.
Happy π-day. Now we wait for May the Fourth.