Journaling and Writing in Mathematics
What do you value in your classroom? How will more writing help you achieve this? What concerns do you have about more writing with students?
-closes gender gaps (especially deeply reflective writing}
-Get buy in
-Make it regular
-Ask students to reflect on their writing
-ask on the bottom of quizzes/tests what question they were most proud of and which one was most challenging
-one thing I learned today is...
-name another lesson this reminded you of
-what's one thing you're the best at
-weekly reflection about something they've learned
Progress from short response to learning logs and journals, to formal write-ups.
Carmel Schettino's blog and rubrics