"After spending countless hours commenting on my students’ work and posts on Kidblog, I was eager to read their responses. However, I was disappointed to see that their reflections and comments to me and their peers seemed anything but profound. Instead I was met with comments such as, “I did a good job”, “I like your ideas” or “I am not good at math.” I couldn’t understand what had gone wrong. Then it hit me. I realized that I had not taken time to teach them how to reflect and create thoughtful comments. Once this realization hit, I set out to help my students become thoughtful responders and reflectors..." Read more.
By: Miss Jen
Published: February 17, 2017