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Greg McVerry

@JayneLammers @aleciamarie anything we can do to stop racism built into phrases "we are lowering the standards" "or "what happened to learning to write in high school" when we see same pedagogical struggles as always with more access to

Greg McVerry

Hear more pub or admin talk about meeting needs of non-traditional student my head will explode....look at your enrollment...it's of access, , working parents, , , etc its a new tradition, your's are just dated

Greg McVerry

Your position is insulting. What value is provided by insulting fellow educators? Personally I don't give a damn what a chemist thinks about my field.... Look at the teaching crisis in maybe your friends could use some edu lessons.

Greg McVerry

Wondering where all that talk of nudge came from...like as in, "let's just nudge in some more grit with our rigor" @smarick does a nice history on the subject in this piece: https://americanmind.org/features/how-to-save-higher-education/dont-believe-the-states-higher-educat...

Greg McVerry

@smarick You should do a follow up piece about and nudge in as it has become a design paradigm and sellling point of every over priced platform that every school now must have. I will take compasion and coaching over nudging any day

Greg McVerry

@DrMaryHoward Don't think and organizations like @ncte nimble enoough to respond. Think tanks like @ncte and @fordham can crank out white papers and pay to make them look all snazzy with colored charts, takes years to publish manuscript

Greg McVerry

Future should be smaller regional (rail) conferences,Rather fly around key leadership and committees 5 times, then fly thousands of people annually. Conference circuit was born in the inequity of . Built on false scarcity of knowledge.

Greg McVerry

If you are looking for any kind of dev work I highly recommend @mapkyca, he is taking the lead on my @uconn and @scsu Start Up grant and his ethics and drive just blow me away...the code and stuff he builds is cool too...

Greg McVerry

The same poetry lesson I open up with in Kindergarten I use in my classrooms, 1:) write with the senses, 2:) describe a picture with two different moods. Storytelling and writing is embodied, use the affordances of your world

Greg McVerry

We are staring the content validity phase in our efforts to make an framework for effective teaching I would love feedback using @hypothes_is https://via.hypothes.is/https://jgregorymcverry.com/frameworkforeffectivehighered

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