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Completing the comment challenge

This is the last day of the comment challenge (for me anyways, the real last day was yesterday).  I’m glad that I participated in the challenge because I gained confidence.  I’m no longer feel too scared or too shy to … Continue reading

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Transferring knowledge gained in the comment challenge to the classroom

What lessons did you learn about what it means to “speak up” through comments that is applicable to working with students? What did you learn about how to deal with things like dissent, asking questions, communication, etc. through this process … Continue reading

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Personal Branding — comment challenge 27

This challenge comes at an interesting time for me, since I am moving to Virginia in about five weeks and am in the beginning stages of a job search.  This challenge made me think about the quality and quantity of … Continue reading

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Comment Challenge Day 26: Exploring Other Ways to Comment

My opinion on multi-media enhanced commenting is biased because I spend at least half of my computing time each day on a computer without a mic or a webcam.  I would advise against replacing text-based commenting with audio or video … Continue reading

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Commenting on a blog in a foreign language (Comment Challenge 24)

This was the scariest challenge so far. Since I can read Spanish tolerably well (though writing and speaking Spanish are much more difficult for me), I looked for a blog in Spanish. I used Google Blog Search with the keywords, … Continue reading

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What makes a great comment? (Comment Challenge 23)

A good comment is: on-topic, succinct, and it makes the reader smile A great comment is: on-topic succinct, it makes the reader think, and it makes the reader want to respond Good comments let the author of the blog know … Continue reading

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My Favorite Comment (Comment Challenge 22)

For today’s activity, you’re going to review comments you’ve previously received on your blog and highlight one or two of them in a post, explaining WHY you liked the comment(s). Were they thought-provoking? Did they ask a great question? Did … Continue reading

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