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Getting started now :) 
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Thanks for posting... when I read all the "thank those who gave all" posts on Facebook... I have a reply (and it's even good :))
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Welp... I am online searching for how the heck to open it. (yea, it's 2014 now so maybe this is a new design tho' it looks similar).  It. Doesn't. Turn.    
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+Christopher Feng NVm to my self, it's suppose to turn left, and i opened my right after first comment, lol
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Sad part is, the content really isn't that great.   It's chalk and talk "here's the procedure," which is painfully ironic since Sal Khan gives all kinds of lip service to the importance of learning concepts. A sad side effect is that it hammers down, one more time, that "understanding" math means you performed the right procedures on the test. 
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Only thing that would have improved it IMHO is to be more clear at the beginning exactly what a circle is and how you were creating one.   Sweeeet  and tasty!!!
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I'm appreciating your appreciation for the visual-kinesthetic "motor memory" part of math.   I like to remind students that we're not doing the distributive property because "we do parentheses first" but because it's multiplication.
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I would find it helpful if the segmentation piece sizes were justified, tho' it probably doesn't belong on the "visual" proof.
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Thanks +Susan Jones for the feedback.

I have watched a few examples where the c^2 was split into pieces that were difficult to determine the "why" as you mention here.  I tried to make it more obvious that I needed to "wrap around" the area of the b by b square.  However, I definitely see your point now that I think about it more deeply.

I would have to do some thinking to find a way to show it while maintaining the simplicity that I am aiming for with these videos.

If you have some thoughts on this, please do share!  Thanks for watching!
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Sesgua -- I have heard that Stan died on his third trip back onto the plane helping people off... not the stuff of assassination.  
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Thanks for posting :)   
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You're math example was a whole lot more sophisticated than most of the "adaptive" software I've seen, which generally can figure out whether you got a question right or not, and then show you a picture of a textbook with the solution procedure if you got it wrong, with some more links for you to click on to find out more.     Even your example was completely procedural, and where most students desperately need "adapting" is in concept development. 
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Glad to hear it, though it grieves me sorely that so many people preach concept development and then just close that book and put it on the shelf when they're developing the "adaptive" materials. 
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Had somebody come into our coop in need of a pump-up  and a valve cap for a Presta tube... because the cat really enjoyed letting the air out at the valve stem.   Some of these critters have awfully good fine motor paw skills!  
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lol funny story.
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