a) It documents actions and ideas as they take place for future reference.
b) It can reveal meaning and significance to you in the act of writing itself.
c) It enables you to make substantiated claims over time about your research.
d) It can contribute to other practitioners’ understanding of what constitutes educational practice.
In this chapter I will be illustrating all of these with extracts from my own and others’ research.
There are two principle aspects to remember when you are writing in Action Research: