RE 5040 Fall 2011
Research as investigation
Sat Sep 3, 2011 05:04

Very well stated! I think one of your statements about research is very true. You state that when we research, we are investigating and trying to find out more information. Research can be simple investigation, like asking questions to colleagues or observing what works in our classrooms. And research can be more formal investigation, like the way we traditionally think of research (searching on the internet, reading books, etc.)

  • A "teachable" book! - Amanda Solesbee, Tue Aug 30 21:22
    Wilfrid was a young boy who lived next door to an old peoplesí home. When he visited the home, he would talk to several guests and he found out what they liked to do or what made them who they were.... more
    • Reply to Amanda - Whitney Fisher, Tue Sep 6 21:13
      I think sharing what you have learned with others is vital! In your response you talked about sharing what you have learned with other teachers. Collaboration and working together is so important for ... more
    • reply to "Teachable Book" - Sarah Hutson, Sat Sep 3 16:29
      Research is also important when it comes to diversity. One lesson can take on many forms for many different students. Something that we have taught one way for several classes may need to be... more
    • Research as investigation - MaryBeth, Sat Sep 3 05:04
    • Re: A "teachable" book! - Ashley Joyce, Fri Sep 2 20:50
      Anytime I want to know something new I simply hop on the internet in order to do my research. Anything I want to know is always there which makes researching easier. More people are more likely to do ... more
      • Internet Research - Marlee Wright, Sat Sep 3 23:37
        I do the same thing...but I have become more selective in the sites I search, as I have progressed through grad school. I have become increasingly aware that all of the sites I find are not totally... more
    • reply to a teachable book - beasleylm, Wed Aug 31 20:14
      I agree with you Amanda in that they are very similar. I have done the same thing myself if I wanted to know more about something that I didn't know much about. They go very well together. I also... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011