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A new approach to contemporary documentation and learning What is learning? How do we look for, capture, reflect on, and share learning to foster meaningful and active engagement? A Guide to Documenting Learning helps educators answer these questions. Documenting learning is a process that makes thinking about learning processes visible, meaningful, shareable, and amplified. It facilitates student-driven learning, helping students reflect on and articulate their own learning processes. It also helps teachers reflect on their own learning and classroom practice. When teachers are co-creators with their students, both gain valuable insights that inform future learning and empower students as engaged learners. This unique how-to book • Explains the purposes and different types of documentation • Teaches different “LearningFlow” systems to help educators integrate documentation throughout ...

Documenting With Sharing and Amplifying in Mind
Documenting With Sharing and Amplifying in Mind

Social media is the greatest leadership tool ever invented. It gives you the opportunity to amplify your voice, extend your influence, and create a tribe of passionate followers who want to hear from you.

—Michael Hyatt

One perspective mentioned in the previous chapter asks students, teachers, and institutions to see themselves as action researchers. Using documenting when conducting action research includes sharing and amplifying one’s learning, including both struggles and successes with local and global audiences. By doing so, audiences can engage in the learning as well by improving their knowledge and understanding, or viewing what they know from a new perspective.

Gerstein (2015) conveys her reasoning for educators sharing beyond themselves ...

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