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Reflective Teaching

Professional Artistry Through Inquiry (3rd Edition)

by James G. Henderson

  • 113 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7330697M
ISBN 100130258466
ISBN 109780130258465

Written in a very practical format, readers are guided through the Reflective Cycle, a powerful tool that helps connect learned skills to effective instruction to exemplary practice. What did you dislike about this lesson? These teachers are also able to reflect on their own and others' teaching, reframe problems, compare practices with personal theories, and take new action, he explains. Here, you not only reflect on your teaching, you also reflect on your body language and classroom management. I am impressed and enthusiastic about our profession, and about the potential impact of this book.

Of course, some positive feedback is always welcome and the other teacher may learn from you as well by just looking at how you teach your students. Do I know my students outside of the classroom? Farrell seems to draw the bulk of his research from the work of Kenneth Zeichner and Daniel Liston, authors of Reflective Teaching: An Introductionwhich delves into the pedagogical theory behind reflective practice in depth. The first step is to gather information about what happens in the class. Let us support your reflection with a free reflective journal so that you can capture your insights about your teaching. To translate this article, contact permissions ascd.

Make some time after each lesson to quickly record what went great and what went bad during your lesson. What I liked most is the six-week challenge at the end of each continuum. The first step is to gather information about what happens in the class. Recording lessons Video or audio recordings of lessons can provide very useful information for reflection.


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Reflective Teaching book

What did you dislike about this lesson? You may also describe your own reactions and feelings and those you observed on the part of the students. In this modern time, we just call this a Pinterest Board. Who do you speak to? This section opens up the numerous arenas in which reflection can occur — from journals to teacher development workshops — and readers might be surprised by the number of reflective practices happening all around us on campus all the time, and the myriad ways one can approach reflective Reflective Teaching book.

I know a lot of teachers who struggle over writing their annual self-reports, development plans, and teaching portfolios. Click to open 9. Through storytelling and vignettes, reflective questions, and tasks, this book adds a personal dimension to the P in Professional Learning Communities to differentiate professional development for continuous learning.

How do you respond to student talk? This will relate back to the area you have identified to reflect upon. I like to think of reflection as a verb—a conscious decision made by a teacher to take a moment and think about specific moments in their day; whether it be reflecting on an individual lesson, a six-week unit, a conversation with a student, an interaction with a parent or a debate with a trusted colleague.

I know these authors, the schools, and the teachers they have guided, and thank them for sharing this process of growing great teachers and learners. Or if you have access to a library or bookshop, there are plenty of books for English language teachers.

Other opportunities for reflection through the Teaching and Learning Center All TLC programs are designed to encourage reflective practice in a community of peers, and to orient colleagues toward learning-centered approaches.

Reflective teaching therefore implies a more systematic process of collecting, recording and analysing our thoughts and observations, as well as those of our students, and then going on to making changes.

Reflective Practice in Action: A Reflective Book Review

Notes can include highlights of lectures and assignments that worked well, errors that need to be adjusted, and stuff that simply failed and needs to be reworked or cut out completely. Who will I share this news with? Do the assessments in your course measure the goals you have for student learning outcomes?

At other times, these documents that we have to write in the name of development sometimes are seen as empty exercises in paper shuffling, bureaucratic nonsense, and just one more thing to do on top of a million others. If you have colleagues who also wish to develop their teaching using reflection as a tool, you can meet to discuss issues.

I wanted to move out of the abstract and theoretical into more practical solutions because my students were not learning. How will I know it is working? There was one instance where I was facing a very challenging class of senior students and wanted help from the administration because I felt out of options.

Read You may decide that you need to find out more about a certain area. You may decide to focus on a particular class of students, or to look at a feature of your teaching - for example how you deal with incidents of misbehaviour or how you can encourage your students to speak more English in class.

Conclusion Why it is important Many teachers already think about their teaching and talk to colleagues about it too. Make some time after each lesson to quickly record what went great and what went bad during your lesson.Jan 01,  · Reflective Teaching, Effective Learning book.

Read 23 reviews from the world. Reflective Teaching, Effective Learning book. Read 23 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Char Booth's "Reflective Teaching, Effective Learning" looks to be another great resource for trainer-teacher-learners well beyond its primary target /5.

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The Art of Reflective Teaching examines what it means to be present in one’s sylvaindez.com book begins with an in-depth definition of presence from several different angles.

The text goes on to delineate what a teacher may be present to, providing a map for useful discussions among. Reflective Teaching Frank's journey to becoming a reflective teacher began in a course toward a master's degree in educational leadership when the professor required the students to write a personal mission statement about their teaching and learning beliefs.

in his lesson plan book. A mission statement can help teachers form a road map.

Stephen D. Brookfield

Reflective Teacher An empowered teacher is a reflective decision maker who finds joy in learning and in investigating the teaching/learning process—one who views learning as construction and teaching as a facilitating process to enhance and enrich development.

—Fosnot (, p.

Reflective Teaching : An Introduction

. “Firmly grounded in both research and practice, Becoming a Reflective Teacher offers an enormous volume of specific strategies and tools for addressing reflective questions aligned with specific dimensions of effective lesson design and teaching practice.

This book is an invaluable resource for all teachers in their quest to continuously.