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2012 Summer Olympics Coverage Journal – 7/28/2012

July 31, 2012 by

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Today’s Observations I watched hours and hours of Olympics coverage this first day of the Olympics, but I am writing this journal in retrospect.  I took a break for running, and then going to edit my friend’s memoir. Cycling is an exciting sport.  It seems like the announcers were expecting some Great Brit or American […]

2012 Summer Olympics Coverage Journal – 7/27/2012

July 31, 2012 by

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Today’s Observations Missed the Today Show, or at least I don’t remember what happened on that day. The Today Show won’t post updates of its July 27th show. http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/33612906/ns/today/t/watch-fridays-today/#.UBgcJ0QU4mV I did watch most of the pre-Olympics stuff. I took notes on a local Los Angeles program called “Most Fascinating Olympians.”  I did expect that to […]

2012 Summer Olympics Coverage Journal – 7/26/2012

July 29, 2012 by

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Today’s Observations: Woke up late today.  Caught only snippets of the Today Show, and the rest I caught up with on the Internet. I watched them interview members of the Women’s and Men’s Water Polo team. Watching the Women’s and Men’s Water Polo team:  It brought on this thought:  I wonder why there’s no such […]

2012 Summer Olympics Coverage Journal – 7/25/2012

July 29, 2012 by

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In light of the 2012 Summer Olympics, I’ve decided that I will keep a daily journal of what I observe on NBC network television, and whatever’s out there and trending in the internetosphere. According to the BBC, NBC is sending over 2,700 people there to cover the event.  However, despite that breadth, I think what […]

Seminal Text on Math Textbook: Love and Pimm (1996)

July 5, 2012 by

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Love and Pimm.  1996.  “This is so: a text on texts”  Bishop, Alan J. 1996. International Handbook of Mathematics Education. Springer. Methods: A literature review:   Examines visible features of texts, pedagogic functions.   Discusses use of text materials in class and future developments.   Discusses commercial and governmental constraints. Problems of the text are […]