Participate in this survey of edubloggers and pass along

(Taken from Dangerously Irrelevant) hat tip to Chris Craft at nextgen

All education bloggers are hereby invited and encouraged to…

  1. complete the short and completely unscientific, but hopefully interesting, education blogosphere survey;
  2. forward the URL of said survey to all other known education bloggers to ensure decent representation of the education blogosphere; and
  3. publicize said survey URL on their own blogs to foster greater participation in this most noble endeavor.

Survey results received by Sunday, January 14, shall be posted in the town square on Wednesday, January 17.

I was going to omit the end, but some of you may enjoy it:

“Those solicited who choose not to participate shalt be labeled both publicly and widely as dastardly scoundrels, notty-pated hedgepigs, or beslubbering, doghearted, maggot-ridden canker-blossoms!”

I don't know what a notty-pated hedgepig or beslubbering or a canker-blossom are but they really gross me out, so I guess I'd better participate.

(Actually, I think it is great any time someone takes a look, even if it is unscientific, at what is going on in this amazing edublogging community.)

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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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Scott McLeod January 11, 2007 - 2:06 am

Vicki, I don’t know what those things are either but they seemed like time period-appropriate insults (see the graphic on my blog post)!

Karyn Romeis January 11, 2007 - 10:05 am

Methinks the insults be Shakespearean. But in order not to be a scurvy scallywag, I have completed the survey, too!

Karyn Romeis January 12, 2007 - 9:11 am

Okay – I couldn’t resist. Too much down time, I guess! The nearest I can come up with is that it all means: Sneaky crook, close-cropped/bald hedgehog, slobbering, unworthy, maggoty pustules. Charming. To generate similar insults of your own try

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