Out to the students

We’ve distributed out to the students instructions on how to install Maple on their laptop before they arrive in class. Normally (and in the future, one hopes) this will be part of the tablet image that goes on to the computer before the student receives it or gets repaired but […]

Workshop day

So we had our workshop today… not bad, six teachers, so that’s half the department. Two others were working at school and couldn’t make it. A good four hour session with a pro-user who’s also a teacher. While he didn’t cover a lot of the fundamental stuff or get into […]

Maple 12 Interface

One of the reasons we’ve decided to jump into this CAS process at this point in time is that the new interface is far more student-friendly. We were loath to start with a CAS when the learning curve would be so great. While I know that some would say that […]

Day -26

Just doing some preliminary setup for storing and sharing information on our project… the Drexel courses I’ve been taking on (Action) Research have been helpful in doing a lot of the preliminary readings (see sidebar for some good references). I’m also trying to work on the Sharepoint site… it may […]