Archive for February, 2009

Numeracy: Quiz on rounding

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Download a JQZ quiz file with 10 questions on rounding whole numbers of various sizes. You can also download a Web page with the quiz ready for use.

Part of the 20 minutes project, written on the way in on the train.

Number: place value quiz

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Hot Potatoes quiz on place value in whole numbers up to the tens of millions

Record My Desktop

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Ubuntu repositories contain this program, it does what it says on the packet

Numeracy: words to figures

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Download a HotPotatoes quiz JQZ file for writing numbers in figures and back again. You can also save a copy of the Web page export of the words to figures and back again quiz.

An example of 20 minutes a day e-learning but actually took 35 minutes because of the need to help a colleague switch [...]

Example frequency distribution

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Download a two page PDF file [ 10 Mb file ] with scans of the histogram and cumulative curve drawn from a frequency distribution of adult male weights (made up data!). The frequency distribution has a moderate skew and shows the way the mean, median and mode spread out under those circumstances. The frequencies and [...]

Tree diagram build

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

Just a tree diagram that builds, based on a with replacement problem

The Challenge

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

“When I’m working on a story or novel, I set a modest daily goal — usually a page or two — and then I meet it every day, doing nothing else while I’m working on it. It’s not plausible or desirable to try to get the world to go away for hours at a time, [...]

Average and spread

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Central tendency and dispersion PowerPoint on Slide Share

ogg test

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Record my desktop from the Ubuntu repositories produces a screencam video of your Ubuntu session

Data handling introduction

Friday, February 6th, 2009

PowerPoint presentation sets the scene for a new topic and includes a mind map

CSS comments in MSIE v6

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

MSIE v6 ignores the two forward slash style comments in CSS, and Firefox and Safari don’t. You can have different styles on different browsers…