ActivityWrite names of three things you like the most.(please exclude religious books and practices)Write names of three things you don’t like 6
What is reflection?• “To think about what one is doing whilst one is doing it; it is typically stimulated by surprise, by something which puzzled the practitioner concerned”(Greenwood, 1993).• “The process of creating and clarifying the meanings of experiences in terms of self in relation to both self and world. The outcome of this process is changed conceptual perspectives” (Boyd & Fales, 1983pp101) 7
Reflection• Questioning what, why and how• Seeking alternatives• Identifying problems and suggestions• Viewing application, implementation & implication• Self evaluation and feedback• Future plan 8
Types of reflection• Reflection before action.• Reflection during action• Reflection after action. 9
Objectives of reflection• To identify strengths and weakness• Professional growth development• To create self awareness• To improve skills (decision making, problem solving etc.)• To make teaching and learning interesting• To analyze achievements and failures• To be creative and innovative• To review and re-teach• To record events• Suggestion for better understanding• Bringing action into consciousness• Reinterpreting the knowledge & skills• Rethinking ,revising, redoing 10
What to reflect on?Inside the classroom• Teaching skills and strategies• Student-teacher interaction and relationship• Student-student(s) interaction and relationship• Teaching and subject matter• Resources and teaching aids• Lesson planning, activities and method 11
• Today’s activity: What important task you performed today and how well or bed it turned up? What were its’ implication? 12
• Think about any significant event of your life +ve or –ve which has influenced you or others?10 minutes 13
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