During Reading Current Connections Guide


  • Log in to the reading using your JCU email through Google.
  • Highlight the part of the text you are commenting on.
  • Comments are to be about 100 words each / 500 words all together
  • *Starred comment types are required
  • **At least two replies are required.
  • Replies take the form of one of the other types of comments

Five Comments in All →

Condition 1

  • One nearer to the beginning (any type),
  • One towards the middle (any type), and
  • One closer to the conclusion (any type).
  • Two additional comments (any type/any place).

Condition 2 –> of the 5 comments

  • Two must be replies to other LC member’s comments (any type/any place).
  • Two must be Current Connection comments (any place). (Include reference for the current connection).

Types of Comments →

  • **Reply to someone else’s comment
  • **Current connection to recently published article (within two years). (Include reference for the current connection).
  • Interpretation of a few sentences –> This is what I think this means and this why it is important.
  • Lived Experience –> a story from your life in three parts: beginning, middle and end with a direct connection made to the reading.
  • Implications for → 1). The field of education and/or 2). My work as a teacher.
  • Question → Thoughtfully asked about something you don’t understand.