Learning Logs and Journals

Learning Logs and Journals can be used as a technique to help students develop the skill set for self navigation. Here the teacher can coach, model and facilitate the process. The logs can be in the form of a graphic organizers where students can document their do-now's or plan out the steps to complete their papers and projects. And, these journal can be used as evidence of critical thinking, reflection, and comprehension of the big ideas and essential questions of a unit.