# Tag: Jing

## Collecting Learning Notebooks in an Online Course

In a prior post, I discussed how I’m using Learning Notebooks to encourage students to...

## How to Grade a Student Blog

The first time using blogs was a learning experience for both my students and for me. Here’s the rubric I developed for grading blogs after tightening up the requirements.

## Year in Review 2009

I’m about to leave on a five-day mental reboot: no computer, no Internet, no cell phone, and lots of sunshine and pleasure reading.  For the last month I’ve been feeling kind of drained of energy and motivation, and...

## eLearning Tools for STEM

For anyone who has ever had trouble convincing your administration to give you the proper tools to teach online, I give you this little gift: eLearning Tools for STEM, published today in eLearning Magazine. The tools for STEM...

## Jing Refresher and Myths

Just in case you’re getting back into the swing of things this fall and finding yourself as forgetful as me, I thought I’d give a little Jing refresher here and remind you of some resources. First, a little reminder...

## Top 10 Technology Tools for Math 2008

1. Jing gives students and instructors the ability to capture an image of any graph or equation they see on their screen and share it anywhere else (message boards, emails, papers, digital assignments). Using Jing you can also...

## Going Over the Test: Technology Style

So you’ve given a test in your calculus class – the dreaded test that covers related rates, optimization, and graphical analysis. You could spend the next class period going through the questions on the exam and...

## Acting out Related Rates

For better or for worse, here are my summer calculus student’s theatrical interpretations of related rates problems:Filling a cylinder (starring Brent)Moving Spotlight (starring Lance)Runner on a Baseball Diamond (starring...

## How Do You Write Your Math in Online Classes?

(sing to the tune of How do you solve a problem like Maria?)It climbs my screen and takes a placeon top of all the restIts usefulness is unsurpassedSimplicity the bestAnd when you click the CaptureYou will be most impressedIt...

## Lewis Dot Diagrams in MathType

I was discussing MathType with my officemate (who is primarily a chemistry instructor), and we got on the topic of Lewis Dot diagrams. She complained that its always been difficult to insert Lewis Dot diagrams into text, and I...