Ongoing Journaling 101: Learn How to Understand Yourself
In this ongoing class, learners will learn how to write about their feelings and experiences to help them release some of the associated emotions and process events in their lives. Journaling examples from the Dork Diaries will be used.
Dr. Lorette Weldon
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Learners will learn, during this ongoing class, how to become a better communicator by understanding themselves. They will do this by building self-confidence after understanding the things they do or encounter every day by writing in a journal. When they write in a journal, they learn quickly from mistakes by making journaling a simple daily habit. Example Schedule: Week 1 (9/1): Why Journal? This week we will define what a journal is to the learners. Week 2 (9/15): How to Journal? ...
For over twenty years, I have been working as a librarian teaching literacy classes to students from elementary school to college. For six years, I was a librarian for Prince George’s County Memorial Library System covering the Reference and Children’s sections. For over 10 years, I have been an adjunct full professor at the University of Maryland Global Campus teaching research paper writing and data analysis. For six years, I was teaching Developmental Reading to college freshmen at Prince George’s Community College. For two years, I was a library media specialist at Prince George’s County Public School System teaching narrative text by using the Dork Diaries book series. STUDIES COMPLETED: Weldon, L. S. J. (2018). Virtual Me: Bringing the Field Back to the Classroom. Computers in Libraries, 38(6). Retrieved from http://www.infotoday.com/cilmag/jul18/index.shtml or https://www.questia.com/magazine/1G1-546502718/virtual-me-bringing-the-field-back-to-the-classroom Weldon, L. S. J. (2019). myON: Enabling Digital Reading for Best Results in Pre-K–6 Education. Computers in Libraries, 39(1). Retrieved from http://www.infotoday.com/cilmag/jan19/Weldon--myON-Enabling-Digital-Reading-for-Best-Results-in-Pre-K-6-Education.shtml Weldon, L. S. J. (2020). How to Build a STEM Library to Support Student Research. Computers in Libraries, 40(4), 32. Retrieved from http://www.infotoday.com/cilmag/jul20/index.shtml Weldon, L. S. J. (2020). Using Bibliometrics to Build a Free Resource Library for Your Students. Computers in Libraries, 40(4). Retrieved from http://www.infotoday.com/cilmag/may20/index.shtml See work and publications at https://sites.google.com/view/weldon-researcher/home
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Parents have the right to decide if they want to publish their children's journals to be seen by the world. Storyjumper and Storyboardthat are used to allow students to write down and express their thoughts and feelings in written (typed) form for their self-reflection.
Dr. Lorette Weldon
Independent Library Media Specialist
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
35 total reviews
41 completed classes
I am a veteran educator with the following degrees: a doctorate in Education Leadership; a Master's in Library and Information Science; a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management; a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and...