(2) Scientific processes. The student uses a systematic approach to answer scientific laboratory and field investigative questions. The student is expected to:
(K) communicate valid conclusions supported by the data through various methods
such as lab reports, labeled drawings, graphic organizers, journals, summaries, oral
reports, and technology-based reports; and
(3) Scientific processes. The student uses critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and problem solving to make informed decisions within and outside the classroom. The student is expected
(A) in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by
using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational
testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific
explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student;
Reflection is part of learning. Reflection is the process of turning information into understanding. A reflective journal or blog is a place where students can make their thinking and learning visible to others.
This video gives a brief explanation of how I want students to write a reflective blog post. Remember that reflective writing is reflective thinking. Work diligently on your blog and I think you will be surprised at the results.
This is a great way to make your thinking visible to others.
Source: Created by Gary Strickland
This document describes in detail the process of reflective writing.