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Looking to Recruit Expert Panel

Started Jan 26, 2011 0 Replies

Dear PLN, It has been great getting to know and learn with all of you. Now I am asking for help from those who can spare a few minutes.I am currently recruiting members to help me validate some…Continue

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Looking to Recruit Expert Panel

Dear PLN, It has been great getting to know and learn with all of you. Now I am asking for help from those who can spare a few minutes.I am currently recruiting members to help me validate some measures I am revising for my dissertation research. I am examining the role prior knowledge and evaluation skills play while students concuct online inquires. I need to find teachers and/or grad students in the field of social studies or technology who can help me validate some activities. This will…See More
Jan 26, 2011
Greg McVerry replied to Greg McVerry's discussion Two week voting cycle in the group Edchat
"Hey Tom, Thanks for the reply. I also loved the conversation we had last week it was pretty in depth. It was just an idea. I have loved to watch #edchat evolve and I am a recent newbie. I am getting better at being in depth in 140 characters. Good…"
May 8, 2010
Thomas Whitby replied to Greg McVerry's discussion Two week voting cycle in the group Edchat
"#Edchat was not planned out and analyzed as much as people give it credit for. It has evolved and adjusted over a period of time.The role of the #Edchat discussion has become more of an introduction of an educational topic than an in depth analysis.…"
May 8, 2010
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Two week voting cycle

First off let me tip my hat to all the wonderful moderators on #edchat. You donate tireless hours to the PLN, and you should be commended. I wanted to start a discussion on the voting format. I wonder if a two week voting cycle would serve the PLN better. So a vote on this Monday would be for a discussion the following Tuesday. I feel this approach has several advantages.I feel a change in the voting would add depth the conversation. We are all a passionate group of educators who believe in the…See More
May 8, 2010
Greg McVerry commented on Michael J's blog post Using #edchat in the classroom
"Michael, OOOPSS!! I just re-read your post. I totally missed your idea. You want to make the quick nightly homework assignment online and then compare this to some kind of control or a different condition with the same population. My bad. Still I…"
Feb 14, 2010
Greg McVerry commented on Michael J's blog post Using #edchat in the classroom
"Michael, I like your idea. I was only thinking about how people could study teachers who particpate #edhchat and how that affects practice. I never even thought about using #edchat as a tool to discuss all different types of action research…"
Feb 14, 2010
Greg McVerry commented on Michael J's blog post Using #edchat in the classroom
"Here are some brief ideas for methods. You could choose almost any methodology.: Develop your research questions. I would suggest some type of pedagogical goal you want to see in the classroom. Next choose a learning theory that aligns with this…"
Feb 14, 2010
Greg McVerry replied to Shelly Terrell's discussion Propose #edchat Questions here! in the group Edchat
"Is it better to have separate technology standards (NETs) or should each content area expand their standards to include technology?"
Feb 5, 2010
Greg McVerry replied to Shelly Terrell's discussion Propose #edchat Questions here! in the group Edchat
"In the era of Web 2.0 what is the difference between composition and communication? What do teachers need to teach?"
Feb 2, 2010
Greg McVerry replied to Stephen Ransom, Ph.D.'s discussion Looking for Skype Partners
"My apologies. I didn't see the link."
Jan 23, 2010
Greg McVerry replied to Stephen Ransom, Ph.D.'s discussion Looking for Skype Partners
"Stephen, I would love to skype with your grad students. My interests are in new literacies, online reading comprehension, and dispositions of learning."
Jan 22, 2010
Greg McVerry commented on Michael J's blog post Using #edchat in the classroom
"This is a wonderful idea. I would agree with Michael though and too often action research is used as a term for poorly designed classroom research. I would also urge you to develop the questions first, choosing methods that could answer the…"
Jan 20, 2010
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