I’m excited to be starting a new inquiry project about my classes. This is a project through the Northern California Writing Project. We will find a question (each of us our own question), observe our students through the lens of this question, keep a log of what’s going on in the classroom, and in the end we will share our projects with one another. I love doing this sort of thing and am very excited to be beginning.
My first year of teaching middle school, I wrote on this blog every Friday evening, just in case I ever wanted to do some close looking at what I and my students were doing. That is still on this blog, and I will probably reread it at some point just to see what has changed from then to now. I also plan to use this blog in a similar way as I did that year, making regular entries about my classroom. I hope to be able to focus on a question soon so that my blog entries are purposeful. Feel free to follow along or not. If it gets boring, I apologize. My goal is that it serves the purpose of helping me to focus and learn. Don’t feel insulted if I make some of the posts private. Sometimes I need to do that.
I have also just started an inquiry project with my new camera. It is way more complicated than the old one, so I’m experimenting with it all the time. I’ll fold those experiments in here just to add a visual element to this metacognition!
Hello? Is anyone there? Well then, adios for now and I’ll be back soon.