This week I had the advice to add more rationale behind what makes Writer’s Workshop a best practice for teaching, to add more commentary. I have come to the conclusion that is not what I want for this wiki. I will give credit where credit is due, but all of the material within my wiki pages is mine that I have created myself, or with the guidance of a mentor teacher steering me in the right direction. So I am left feeling torn about what to do now- include more substantial material and supportive references/resources OR make this how I envision it for use with my students in the classroom. I know my wiki pages look like a bunch of lists just linking to other pages, but those lists really are the meat and potatoes of my classroom.
I have perused the sites of fellow classmates and have come to the conclusion that I suck at this. Everyone is doing a phenomenal job with these projects and I feel like mine is lacking a lot compared to everyone else. I am doing what I want with my project, but I need to add more material and I just don’t know what else to add to the pages I’ve already made. I know I need to make more pages, and they are coming, I just need the block of time to do it. I’m hoping to find that time early this week.
This week has been much more productive! YAY! I found the platform I want to use, I started many pages after receiving permission to use the information I want to post, and I am having a lot of fun creating this project!