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    posted message: I summarized participation data I have, up to now, here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqenMfoYXJb3dF9vcG0waTdiVGN0M2VVdjZuY1NoOHc If I missed something, please let me know privately. I will be doing several summaries next week, which won't be tasks (just my summaries of course activities). Tomorrow, I will post a task inviting you to share math celebration ideas, which will be a bonus task. It has been an interesting journey for me, for sure! So many things I learned... For example, the original syllabus had about 5% overlap with people's interests and had to be reworked. Computer-based vs. computer-delivered math makes no sense to people as categories. Being an evil overlord is fun, theoretically at least. Rock on!
    posted message: We have an email group and we are not afraid to use it! If you have not done so yet, please join the group at http://groups.google.com/group/ed218arcadia/subscribe We will use the email group more actively in the next few weeks. Today's discussion has to do with this week's topic: http://groups.google.com/group/ed218arcadia/browse_thread/thread/3d83f6a3ddf8b6b8#
    posted message: Out of 38 participants of the course, more than a quarter have blogs or frequently updated sites, that I know. We are awesome like this! Did I miss your blog? Please add to the list! http://blogs.arcadia.edu/studyabroad/category/honors-program/laura-haeberle-14/ http://ccl.northwestern.edu/netlogo/docs/ http://collabware.wordpress.com/ http://davidwees.com/discuss http://hyperbolicguitars.blogspot.com/ http://letsplaymath.net/ http://mathfour.com/ http://mrstevesscience.blogspot.com/ http://sebastianpanaka.tigblog.org/ http://www.artofinquiry.net/ http://www.cut-the-knot.org http://www.naturalmath.com/blog/
    posted message: I am not sure if this is the right place to post our Prezi's but here is mine http://prezi.com/rknpmccpmr_v/copy-of-how-can-we-measure-teaching-and-learning-in-mathematics/ I chose this one because it related to my one blog this week about testing in classrooms, specifically in math. Although not everything in this video is something I agree with, I think it brings up good points and makes me rethink the way we assess students and gage knowledge.
    posted message: P2PU site will be down Saturday and Sunday 3-6pm Eastern Time, for maintenance. LIGHT FRIDAY, 2-minute versions of week tasks, is up: http://p2pu.org/en/groups/ed218-developing-mathematics-the-early-years/content/week-2-light-friday/ Vote on the best meeting time here: http://www.doodle.com/uevs5ndhi8g5xcws Have a great weekend!
    posted message: Here are some nice recent resources: S.Krantz on mathematical maturity: http://www.math.wustl.edu/~sk/mature.pdf John Mason on the role of surprise in math thinking : http://www.amazon.com/Thinking-Mathematically-J-Mason/dp/0201102382
    posted message: ED218 Daily is the email summary of what's going on. To receive it, join the email group at http://groups.google.com/group/ed218arcadia
    posted message: Here's the list of folks I count so far, along with their kids: Bon, 2yo daughter Dinesh, 3.5yo child David, son Sandy, daughter & son Sebastian April, 3 sons Keisha Michael Julia, 3 children Carolyn L. ajc1696, 14yo daughter Carolyn Mike T., 6yo daughter