Google drive

The following serves as a quick tutorial on being more efficient in your use of Google Documents. Google Drive provides online storage, and a way to create files, like Google documents and Google spreadsheets. With a little training, your work … Continue reading

Parking lot physics

Physics is often best experienced with authentic situations. For example, consider this demonstration of classical mechanics: Here we can see, for example, Newton's first law: an object in motion tends to stay in motion (the truck), and an object at … Continue reading

Three-in-a-row

I learned about the game of three-in-a-row from H. Steinhaus's Mathematical Snapshots. It begins like tic-tac-toe, but with markers instead of Xs and Os. After 6 markers have been placed, players take turns moving their markers one space at a … Continue reading

Starting class with git

When you start class, there are a few things you should take care of before you start coding for the day. Open a Terminal, cd to your project directory (e.g. ~/Documents/Processing/flxworld), and update your directory via git fetch. Check the … Continue reading