Nate R's learning journal

April 9th:

Are you having fun researching your topic for your wonder? Explain.
What could you do to make your topic more interesting if you are not interested and what could you do to keep your topic interesting if you are interested?
How could others input make researching your wonder more fun?
How could you push your wonder to stretch your thinking?

Jan 13:
As you narrow your focus on your Wonder, please consider the questions posted to your discussion tab by your teammates (see Dec 9 below).
  1. How does their question support your investigation?it encoarages me
  2. How might you go about addressing or answering their question? (please craft a reply to their post)finding the info they wonder
  3. What is your next step in investigating your Wonder?more info
Student bloggers, please...
  1. add a linkto your blogroll:
    • a link to your Learning Journal
    • links to the blog of each member of your What's Your Question team (and others, if you wish)
  2. replace the header "Just another BPS Edublogs Campus Site site" with something that reflects your journey to find answers to your Wonder (need help? see Kate A, Gus K, Hannah S, Lauren S or Emma L)
  3. rename the "Sample Page" that came with the initial template - try to think of a name/page that will support or compliment your work
Examples:
    • Resources - where you can document & store the resources you use along the way
    • My List of Wonders - post your brainstorm list of wonders from the start of the year (I'm sure you had MANY!)
    • Photo Library - post related photos that surface as you investigate answers to your Wonder
    • Maps - do maps play a part of your Wonder? Why not offer them to your readers/followers?

Jan 6:
Consider the student blogs you reviewed at the start of our week...
  1. How do you imagine your own blog might teach, inspire, motivate, or connect others?It would show and teach people how creative i am and how creative they could be
  2. How will you invite others into the conversation of your posts?i will always try to draw them in throughout the post
  3. What traditional writing techniques do you need to remember as a blogger?never place your last name draw the reader in have fun and be creative
  4. Please showyour answers by completing each of the following tasks:
    • How do you subscribe to our What We Wonder blog so you receive updates to your school email account?
    • How do you add a link to our What We Wonder blog so it appears on the blogroll on the front page of your blog?


Dec 9:
  1. Click on your team What's Your Question? page
  2. Carefully review the learning journal of the person above AND below you on your What's Your Question? page.
  3. Use the Question prompts on our wiki to push the thinking of your page partners by posing at least one strong question on their discussion tab.
  4. On Monday, we'll work on crafting strong responses to the questions posed by your page partners.

Nov 7:
Given the question on your list that you feel is most worthy of investigating, please respond to the following:
Question: Why is the earth round?
  • What do you know? I know that particals created mass at a point were it formed a sphere.
  • What do you need to know?How did gravity push on the earth in such a way that it formed a sphere?
  • Why does it matter? If the earth was flat it would not be able to rotate so it would not switch from day to night.



Nov 29

Please post a brief summary (2-3 sentences) of a resource you found during your work time today. Be sure to include:
a link to that resources

I found a good site.it was off of google and it was awnsers.com

connections from that resource to your Wonder: how is this information helpful or relevant to your investigation?
What will your next steps be tomorrow?

Nov 18:
Reflect on your answers to last week's questions: "What do you know?" & "What do you need to know?"....
  • What will your next step(s) be?Find more info.
  • How can your team help you with your next steps?they can give me ideas for websites to look on.
  • Keeping in mind that we'll only be in school on Monday & Tuesday, what is your goal for next week?to get evrything done.


Oct 28
Which of the REAL strategies have you used this week to validate information you have found?
I have used the R strategy.

Oct 21:
  • How can we be sure to save enough time each class to document and reflect on our work?
We can quoperate.
Oct 17:
  • What questions on your page seem worthy of an investigation?
  • How might your Learning Journal support your investigation?
The ones that people can't understand.
I can speak my problems.
Oct 3:
  • How will you use the discussion rubric to strengthen your own work?
  • How will you use the discussion rubric to support the work of your peers?
I will record what I do on it.
I will get ideas from it.
Sept 26:
  • In what ways can questions shift a discussion?
  • In what ways can questions strengthen a discussion?
  • In what ways might questions dilute, or weaken a discussion?
New ideas
Better ideas
Slow things down
Sept 23:
  • Who can you add to our authority list?
  • How might learning from such authorities in a particular field or area of study be different from learning for yourself, with your peers, or from another adult?
people that help me
Think better
Sept 19:
  • What can you learn on your own?
  • What can you learn from your each other?
  • What do you need to learn from us?
What to think about
Ways to think
Depends on who
Continue to work on furthering your research on your wonder
1. Please review the comments that have been posted to your page.
  • How can you use these comments to further your studies?
  • What questions can you ask further to clarify the comments?
  • How does this lead you to your next steps?
2. Using the comments from Mr. Truss, what are your next steps with your wonder? How does the messiness of learning help you? How does it hinder you? What do you need to know to help your next steps?
Continue to work on furthering your research on your wonder
1. Please review the comments that have been posted to your page.
  • How can you use these comments to further your studies?
  • What questions can you ask further to clarify the comments?
  • How does this lead you to your next steps?
2. Using the comments from Mr. Truss, what are your next steps with your wonder? How does the messiness of learning help you? How does it hinder you? What do you need to know to help your next steps?