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  1. Dec 2019
    1. “The pupil is thereby ‘schooled’ to confuse teaching with learning, grade advancement with education, a diploma with competence, and fluency with the ability to say something new. His imagination is ‘schooled’ to accept service in place of value.” (1)

      I think this issue is particularly important in mathematics. One of the seminal researchers in my field, Les Steffe, distinguishes "school mathematics" from the mathematics of students as a modeling construct; others have conceptualized situated cognition; informal mathematics,

    2. The ability to remix and author can open doors for college students and help them see how they can deschool themselves even while participating in institutional schooling. As Illich indicates in Towards a History of Needs, “Free educational establishments share with less free establishments another characteristic: they depersonalize the responsibility for education. They place an institution in loco parentis” (77). While students will use OERs in formal classes and assignments and the structural authority of certify-granting institutions remains, the presence of OERs provides faculty and students an opportunity to not only discuss authorship, power, and authority as it comes to the documents, OERs offer an opportunity for students to personalize responsibility for their own education and control and awareness of educational resources.

      I find this aligns well with adaptive learning; these types of uses of OER increase student authority and agency.

    3. convivial

      I don't see how to post within the group (just see public and only me).

      First reaction reading this is: what does "convival mean"? Does it have a meaning outside of convival tools? Feeling ignorant : )

  2. Oct 2017
    1. Figure 6.3.2 also shows changes in each of x, f(x), and k(x)=g(f(x))k(x)=g(f(x))k(x)=g(f(x)). The arrows show how the changes are related.

      I think this may have been the animation.

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      will it take me down here?

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      this is cool!