February 1, 2019 at 9:21 am #7339
Rules of the Discussion Forums
The following rules apply to posts in all teachhoops.co discussion forums, including the content of “signatures” and avatars:
Note that these rules are in addition to the terms of service, privacy and membership agreement you agreed to upon registering. Final say and interpretation of these rules for specific instances rests with teachhoops.com.
1. INTRODUCE YOURSELF.
The welcome activity will help you get to know your classmates and help create a positive educational environment. Use the off-topic forums to talk with other coaches.
If you find something confusing or want to know more, do not hesitate to ask questions. Make sure to post your questions in the appropriate thread.
Do not hide in the background; it is not fair to lurk and let others do all the work. Contribute to discussions to get as much as possible from teachhoops.com
4.DO NOT DOMINATE A DISCUSSION.
Share your knowledge, but not to the point of excluding others. If you have something to offer, please share it, but allow everyone to contribute equally to a discussion.
5.BE INTELLECTUALLY RIGOROUS.
Do not excuse sloppy or illogical thinking. Challenge yourself and one another.
6. BE TACTFUL AND KIND.
Be critical of ideas, but remember there are other people involved. Be tactful and kind. You can hurt the feelings of a person reading your post. Be civilized Don’t create offensive, vulgar, obscene, threatening, abusive, racist or bullying comments ( OBVIOUSLY)
7. READ THE WHOLE THREAD BEFORE POSTING.
Read all the posts in a thread before responding so you don’t repeat what others have already said. Try to contribute clarifying information or a new idea to a discussion.
8. BE CONCISE.
Do not waste people’s time by posting basic, repetitive information. Make your point clearly and quickly.
9. REREAD AND CHECK YOUR POSTS.
Practice professionalism. Be mindful of how you look online; others will likely judge the tone and quality of your writing. Reread your posts and edit for clarity and mechanics.
10. REPORT TECHNICAL PROBLEMS.
If the platform is not working properly, please let me know as soon as possible.
11. DON’T SPAM US
Don’t post trolls/ads/spam/get-rich-quick schemes/other junk. Respect others’ privacy and belongings.
12.USE COMMON SENSE
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