Monthly Archives: September 2012

What I need from FOSS

Contrary to what some of my friends might think, I’ve been really sympathetic to  the arguments against Mathematica that talk about how it’s not Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). I’m always happy to see what my friends and colleagues produce with … Continue reading

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Seeing the scratch work of students

I had a great conversation with a fellow small-Minnesota-school-physics-professor today that I wanted to store here so I don’t lose it. He was asking about how my students use screencasts to turn in assessments, and he specifically wondered whether he … Continue reading

Posted in physics, sbar, sbg, screencasting | 11 Comments