Reflective learners assimilate new learning, relate it to what they already know, adapt it for their own purposes, and translate thought into action. Learning becomes a continual process of engaging the mind that transforms the mind.
Self-knowledge becomes an outcome of learning. Through "Thinking Critically and Questioning," we investigate questions, myths, and even proven knowledge. It takes a lot of time, so I need to find some of that, too.
Janice McDrury and Maxine Alteriotwo educators from New Zealand have written a book called Learning through Storytelling in which they outline their theory of storytelling as an effective learning tool.
Each of these teaching environments sets a tone and an expectation.
I want to work on reading. Learning Through Reflection by Arthur L. She points out the conditions for reflection: And once students became more fluent with their writing skills, they were able to represent their reflective thoughts more easily.
We offer several here: For example, reflecting on work enhances its meaning. Perhaps you can offer an example from your own work. Reflection Cycle Image above: Guiding Student Reflection To be reflective means to mentally wander through where we have been and to try to make some sense out of it.
Only knowledge can clear our visions of this weakening lack of thought. Case Studies in and on Educational Practice. Maybe that happened because the question is of intellectual interest to me right now and I also wanted to work on it.
First, I find that I can use the Habits of Mind as one lens for reflection. I have been struggling with how to develop a rubric that would be sufficiently rigorous and, at the same time, descriptive enough to provide a set of criteria for students that would show them what was expected regardless of subject.
Why do I have to think about it anymore? For this moment, I think I need to keep this action of study new words, only accumulate for a long time, I can use it well. Teachers use many strategies to guide students through a period of reflection. Costa and Bena Kallick Chapter Can you be both flexible and manage your impulsivity at the same time?
Valuing Reflection The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. She sent her reflection to the workshop participants. Such work requires reflection. Discussions Sometimes, encouraging reflection is as simple as inviting students to think about their thinking.
Invite students to share their metacognition, reveal their intentions, detail their strategies for solving a problem, describe their mental maps for monitoring their problem-solving process, and reflect on the strategy to determine its adequacy.
Reflection was a time to describe what students saw in their own work that changed, needed to change, or might need to be described so another person might understand its meaning. Although fictional role modeling is useful, students also need to see adults—parents, teachers, and administrators—reflect on their practice.
Teachers College Press Zubizarreta, J. I think the way to do that is to check your moves. Students realize meaning making is an important goal when reflection becomes the topic of discussion.
Setting the Tone for Reflection Most classrooms can be categorized in one of two ways: Ignorance is a weakness. As a result, I think that the presenters were able to listen to their own work more deeply. Reflection can bring the same spirit of community to your classroom, too. Questioning Well-designed questions—supported by a classroom atmosphere grounded in trust—will invite students to reveal their insights, understandings, and applications of their learnings and the Habits of Mind.
Sometimes, the words what I want to express is not very clear, and for this problem I think what troubled me is also the vocabulary.Nov 19, · My reflection on learning English November 19, at pm (Uncategorized) It has been a long time since I studied in PEP, and after one week’s break, I have adjust my timetable well.
Page 1 “Ken” English Learning History at Chuo University in the Second Year My Reflection on Learning English My history of learning English began when I. Reflection has many facets. For example, reflecting on work enhances its meaning. Reflecting on experiences encourages insight and complex learning.
The Learning Cycle, developed by David Kolb, based Dewey, Piaget, and Lewin, is based on the belief that deep learning (learning for real comprehension) comes from a sequence of experience, reflection, abstraction, and active testing.
Reflection on the learning When students become reflective about the teaching and learning process, they are strengthening their own capacity to learn.
Central to this is the principal of reflection as metacognition, where students are aware of and can describe their thinking in a way that allows them to "close the gap" between what they know.
The English program at California State University Channel Islands prepares students for a wide range of exciting and rewarding careers, including: English teacher Social .Download