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    • Mike Devlin
      What effect does collaborative group-directed inquiry have on constructivist habits during the inquiry process?
      • Gerald Ardito
        Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Tatyana Jackson Proposal
        Tatyana, Your proposal is clearly thoughtfully prepared and demonstrates that you have begun to integrate the core concepts and theories of this course. I think your arguments would have benefited from more direct citations from the...
        • Gerald Ardito
          Gerald Ardito commented on the blog So Sorry
          Tatyana, It was really interesting to read these in one big chunk. I especially liked the annotations/comments you left for yourself.
          • Gerald Ardito
            Gerald Ardito commented on the file Backward Design Portfolio
            Tammy, I was very moved by reading your portfolio. You are so honest and so open -- those qualities clearly serve you well as a teacher. I strongly suggest that you keep this portfolio somewhere handy, and refer to it at least once a year as...
            • Gerald Ardito
              Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Bread Crumbs
              Tammy, I loved reading this. Now I have an image of you as Mary Poppins. My version of this was that I was going to be the "cool uncle."  It has been great watching your growth over your first year of teaching. I look forward to...
              • Gerald Ardito
                Gerald Ardito commented on the blog WrappingItUp-School Proposal
                Sharjana, Your proposal was very thorough and thoughtful, and clearly integrated much of the work for this course. I was especially struck by this: As I went to observe different teachers at our school, I noticed that the more seasoned...
                • Gerald Ardito
                  Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Final Project: Proposal
                  Ron, This is a very good proposal. It is thoughtful, thorough, and specific. I especially liked how you tried to provide meaningful and achievable solutions to challenges you observe in your school. It will be interesting to see if you get a...
                  • Gerald Ardito
                    Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Rachel's Proposal
                    Rachel, Your proposal did a good job integrating your concerns for your school and its students, what you have been learning in this course and others, and your teaching practice into something that could be of real benefit. I appreciated the...
                    • Gerald Ardito
                      Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Submitting your Final Inquiry Report
                      Sarah, Got it. Thanks.
                      • Sarah McLaughlin
                        Sarah McLaughlin commented on the blog Submitting your Final Inquiry Report
                        Attached...I embedded content and uploaded the file?
                        • Gerald Ardito
                          Gerald Ardito commented on the blog ED 631 Week 13 - Proposal
                          Milani, I found myself very, very moved by your proposal. Your clear commitment to the students and trying to clearly articulate a learning environment that would most effectively reach every one of them really resonated with me. It was also...
                          • Gerald Ardito
                            Gerald Ardito commented on a page titled ED 631- Putting It All Together Portfolio
                            Rachel,  You did a terrific job with this. I really liked how you raised some key points here and then linked to the full, breadcrumby discussions. I was particularly struck by this: Teaching is more psychological and anthropological...
                            • Gerald Ardito
                              Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Final Post
                              Colleen, You did an excellent job with this portfolio. It really feels like you have put together a collection of the various conversations with which you have been engaged all semester. There are a few minor mechanical errors in the writing,...
                              • Louie
                                Louie commented on the file Trail of Breadcrumbs
                                Thanks a lot Professor, I’m totally fine with that (and honored).  Have a great summer!  -Louie Fortes 
                                • Gerald Ardito
                                  Gerald Ardito commented on the file Trail of Breadcrumbs
                                  Louie, This is exemplary work. What I found great was the way you translated your process of learning the core concepts of the course into a pathway for others to follow for themselves. It is beautiful work. With your permission, I plan on...
                                  • Gerald Ardito
                                    Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Jonathan Lustberg-Portfolio ED-631
                                    Jonathan, You have done a terrific job with this portfolio. More importantly, I am thrilled and gratified to know that you found this course to be valuable. You said: Finally, as the semester comes to a conclusion, I look back on how much...
                                    • Gerald Ardito
                                      Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Ashtyn Greenstein Final Project!
                                      Ashtyn, I think it is terrific that  you wrote about your experiences in terms of doing research. I believe that this is a powerful teacher stance, and one that will have a great impact on your teaching and your students' learning. It...
                                      • Ashtyn Greenstein
                                        Ashtyn Greenstein Educational Psychology Spring 2018 Final Project - Portfolio   This portfolio will act as a lens through my experience researching and applying my research in the areas of student engagement, motivation, adolescent...
                                          • Gerald Ardito
                                            Gerald Ardito
                                            Ashtyn, I think it is terrific that  you wrote about your experiences in terms of doing research. I believe that this is a powerful teacher stance, and one that will have a great impact on your teaching and your students' learning. It...
                                          • Gerald Ardito
                                            Gerald Ardito commented on the blog Reid- Final Proposal
                                            Joanmarie, I found myself inspired by the boldness and directness of your proposals. You have clearly internalized the core concepts of our course and connected them powerfully with your teaching practice and your commitment to shape a learning...
                                            • Adacia Teemal
                                              Thank you Prof. Ardito. That is absolutely fine with me. Thank you for a wonderful semester and course.I really did learn a lot about my students throughout this course.I am able to communicate more effectively with my struggling students.Take care.