Reflect and Connect

Consider the prompt below and respond in your reflection journal OR discuss in a face-to-face or online group: 

  • Using your notes from the APPLY section, describe what you learned in using the chosen principle, practice, or tool for fostering a learning culture for English learners and for your fellow teachers. Did anything surprise you?  How will this information guide your instructional practice? Your collaborative work with colleagues?

Optional: Share your reflections and insights in one or more of the following creative ways:

  • Make a video about your experiences exploring one or more of the tools.
  • Make a present me to share your experience/plan with others. (See
  • Present about your experience at a staff meeting, regional network event, or other venue.

If you need a review for how to engage in online communities of practice, review the Community of Practice tutorial and materials.