After reading Stremmel (2007), compare what you learned in doing your own project this semester to his description of the process and value you see in teacher research. Consider questions like: a) What did you learn from your project and the process? b) How can you act on what you've learned? c) Do you plan to engage... more
After taking this research class, I have learned that research does not have to be an "enormus" project only conducted in classrooms with professors making the assignment and studnents doing the work. As a teacher, I am constantly doing informal research with my classes, different grade levels, and lessons. As a... more
If you have issues or questions (that need resolving but are not urgent) while you are conducting your research, post them here for all of us to consider and assist. If you have more urgent issues or questions, Skype Dave.
Use this topic thread to (a) post questions or descriptions of problems you are encountering in trying to find useful articles on your topic; or (b) share useful tools, processes, search terms, anything you figure out that might benefit the rest of us.
Use this threaded discussion topic area to discuss your thoughts in response to the questions you were asked to consider as you read and/or listened to Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge. Don't just list your ideas, explain and support them. Respond to at least four classmates' thoughts. Help us see similarities and... more
You should use this topic thread to post general questions, comments, and suggestions about the course, the syllabus, the calendar, the assignments, and anything else on your mind. It is your most efficient means of getting a response, since any of us who know the answer can assist here.
As you explore Wisemap and either figure out something not addressed in the tutorial or have a question, post it here so we can all learn together. Please respond to questions when you know the answers or figure them out.
This is where you should experiment with how a this particular threaded discussion works. Try posting a message, replying to a message, replying to a reply, and so on. Pay close attention to how the thread indents based on what level message you are replying to. The indents indicate who is replying to what topic.
Here is a new threaded discussion board I'd like to try out. It is free of charge, so if we like it, I'll keep using it, and you could consider using it with your own students. In this thread, please introduce yourself to us and then reply to at least three classmates.