Do you journal? Does your child? Do your students? Well, if you'd like to begin, Instructional Strategies has some great tips for starting the journaling process, so does What Every Teacher Wants. If you need help creating journal prompts check out Minds in Bloom. If you are unsure that journaling really offers any kind of benefit, Educational World touts the advantages of journal writing. As you gear up for the new school year, and want to find new exciting ways to reach your children at school or at home think about using journals. Consider journaling with your child. Make it a bonding activity.
Check out Flavor Wire, which recently reported on a writers project entitled Writers I Have Loved. This online source shared Joshua's Landsmans journal stating "A picture is worth how many writers? For his 'Writers I Have Loved' project, Joshua Landsman 'keeps a gorgeous notebook filled with excellent drawings, musings and quotations from some of his favorite authors, from Samuel Beckett to Flaubert,'" Check out Joshua's journal at Flavor Wire, and share your thoughts on keeping a journal with us here at The Things You Can Read.