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5 Easy Steps to Writing a Great Field Note on Graphite
On Graphite, reviews are written by our educator editorial team and Field Notes are written by current classroom teachers like you from far and wide. That way, you can access free advice for using apps, games, and websites, but also contribute it. We invite you to start contributing your insights and to be a part of building something great. But what are Field Notes, and how do you write a great one?
Field Notes provide an opportunity for teachers to describe their experiences using an app in the classroom and to share their thoughts about what worked and what didn’t. The teacher rating of an app is based on the accrual of Field Notes too. Field notes can vary in length. Some are quick snapshots, while others provide rich descriptions of how an app or website helped a teacher realize specific learning goals.
Field Notes that provide specific examples of student experiences and outcomes are most likely to be useful to other teachers and deepen the conversation around integrating technology into the classroom.
STEP ONE – GET STARTED
A pop-up will appear with a form for you to complete. Here are some tips for completing the form.
a. Write a compelling headline (70 characters max, including spaces.)
STEP FOUR: DESCRIBE YOUR USE IN GREATER DETAIL