EXPERIENCE IS THE GREATEST TEACHER                      Ainee Shehzad                 Karachi Grammar School              ...
EXPERIENCE     IS THE             REFLECTION                            FORGREATEST TEACHERONLY                     ENRICH...
ACTIVITY      I AM……Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School         CPD Conference2012   Reflection for Enriching Education
TEACHING STYLE               A means of     A         coping with repertoire    many of theof teaching      routinestrateg...
MOVING BEYOND               ObservingAchieving         and a higher      reflecting level of       on one‟sawareness      ...
CRITICAL REFLECTIONWHAT         WHY                               HOW       Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School          ...
REFLECTIVE PRACTICEA deliberate pause,a purposeful slowing down,to allow forhigher-level thinking processes.           Ain...
REFLECTIVE TEACHINGVygotsky (1962)                                                   The Reflective  The patient          ...
QUALITIES OF A REFLECTIVE PRACTITIONER       Reflects on and learns from       experience       Engages in ongoing inquiry...
QUALITIES OF A REFLECTIVE PRACTITIONER       Takes action to align with new       knowledge and understandings       Is co...
ACTIVITY                                    WANTED                            A Reflective Practitioner    A person who is...
THE REFLECTIVE CYCLE    APPLY                               DO    LEARN                        REVIEW      Ainee Shehzad K...
BLOOM‟S TAXONOMY    Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School             CPD Conference2012       Reflection for Enriching Edu...
THREE ESSENTIAL ATTITUDES OF REFLECTIVE PRACTITIONERSOpen-mindedness        Responsibility                     Wholehearte...
REFLECTING ON………  What am I doing?  Why am I doing it?  Is it effective?  How do I know its effective?  How can I improve?...
REFLECTING ON……                How am I going toHow are the        use the new              How will the                  ...
LEVELS OF REFLECTION   SURFACE REFLECTION   PEDAGOGICAL   REFLECTION   CRITICAL REFLECTION      Ainee Shehzad Karachi Gram...
DIFFERENT APPROACHES   Self            Peer                                Writtenobservation     observation             ...
SELF OBSERVATION                                                      Self-observationVerbal Flow observation             ...
ADVANTAGES OF WRITTEN ACCOUNTS                                        It isnt just                                     tha...
PEER OBSERVATIONEach participant would both observe and be                                               Pre-observationob...
LONG TERM BENEFITS OF PEER OBSERVATION          TO THE DEPARTMENT                                                         ...
ACTIVITY  I AM LOOKING TO……Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School         CPD Conference2012   Reflection for Enriching Educ...
BENEFITS OF REFLECTION   Awareness about the improving the kind of   support we provide our students.   It is a valuable t...
PARTING REFLECTIONSDo you always find time to reflect on your lessons?Do you consider what went right as well as what went...
FOOD FOR THOUGHT Teaching is too demanding to expect teachers to be reflective. What do you think? What things do you do a...
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  1. 1. EXPERIENCE IS THE GREATEST TEACHER Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  2. 2. EXPERIENCE IS THE REFLECTION FORGREATEST TEACHERONLY ENRICHING IF WE EDUCATIONREFLECT ON THATEXPERIENCE Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  3. 3. ACTIVITY I AM……Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  4. 4. TEACHING STYLE A means of A coping with repertoire many of theof teaching routinestrategies demands of teaching. Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  5. 5. MOVING BEYOND ObservingAchieving and a higher reflecting level of on one‟sawareness own teaching Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  6. 6. CRITICAL REFLECTIONWHAT WHY HOW Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  7. 7. REFLECTIVE PRACTICEA deliberate pause,a purposeful slowing down,to allow forhigher-level thinking processes. Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  8. 8. REFLECTIVE TEACHINGVygotsky (1962) The Reflective The patient Teacher parent Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  9. 9. QUALITIES OF A REFLECTIVE PRACTITIONER Reflects on and learns from experience Engages in ongoing inquiry Solicits feedback Remains open to alternative perspectives Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  10. 10. QUALITIES OF A REFLECTIVE PRACTITIONER Takes action to align with new knowledge and understandings Is committed to continuous improvement in practice Strives to align behaviors with values and beliefs Seeks to discover what is true Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  11. 11. ACTIVITY WANTED A Reflective Practitioner A person who is inherently curious; someone who doesnt have all the answers and isnt afraid to admit it; someone who is confident enough in his or her ability to accept challenges in a non-defensive manner; someone who is secure enough to make his or her thinking public and therefore subject to discussion; someone who is a good listener; someone who likes other people and trusts them to make the right decisions if given the opportunity; someone who is able to see things from anothers perspective and is sensitive to the needs and feelings of others; someone who is able to relax and lean back and let others assume the responsibility of their own learning. Some experience desirable but not as important as the ability to learn from mistakes (Osterman & Kottkamp, 1993). Activity Directions:• 1. List all the qualities that are sought in this want ad.• 2. Which ones do you possess?• 3. Which one is your greatest strength?• 4. Which one is your biggest challenge? Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  12. 12. THE REFLECTIVE CYCLE APPLY DO LEARN REVIEW Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  13. 13. BLOOM‟S TAXONOMY Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  14. 14. THREE ESSENTIAL ATTITUDES OF REFLECTIVE PRACTITIONERSOpen-mindedness Responsibility Wholeheartedness. Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  15. 15. REFLECTING ON……… What am I doing? Why am I doing it? Is it effective? How do I know its effective? How can I improve? Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  16. 16. REFLECTING ON…… How am I going toHow are the use the new How will the How will I gauge students teaching/assessment students react to strategies in my their learning?responding? it?? classroom? Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  17. 17. LEVELS OF REFLECTION SURFACE REFLECTION PEDAGOGICAL REFLECTION CRITICAL REFLECTION Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  18. 18. DIFFERENT APPROACHES Self Peer Writtenobservation observation accounts Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  19. 19. SELF OBSERVATION Self-observationVerbal Flow observation Checklist The Reflective Teacher‟s Tool-kit CCI Questionnaire Video Self Observation Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  20. 20. ADVANTAGES OF WRITTEN ACCOUNTS It isnt just that writing a Making journal The act of journal writing a part putting pen to stimulates Writing things of our routine paper (or thought - it down in a means that we finger toRecord to look allows us to journal also do actually keyboard) back on look at allows us to take time out engages our ourselves, our clear our to reflect on brains. To feelings, and minds‟ what might be write we have our actions in happening in to think. a different our practice way. Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  21. 21. PEER OBSERVATIONEach participant would both observe and be Pre-observationobserved working in a pair Activities The observation Post-observation Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  22. 22. LONG TERM BENEFITS OF PEER OBSERVATION TO THE DEPARTMENT “Some useful “It helped me “ We shared our broader issues develop a better resources, thus came up during postworking relationship saving a lot of observation with a colleague.” time.” discussions.” “I discovered “ There is a feeling “ I feel there is more activities that of increased collegiality in the worked well with goodwill in the department.” the other class.” department.” Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  23. 23. ACTIVITY I AM LOOKING TO……Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  24. 24. BENEFITS OF REFLECTION Awareness about the improving the kind of support we provide our students. It is a valuable tool for self-evaluation and professional growth. Brings about changes in our thoughts Makes us more aware of the limited range of teaching strategies that we may have been using. Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  25. 25. PARTING REFLECTIONSDo you always find time to reflect on your lessons?Do you consider what went right as well as what went less well?Do you ask yourself „why did it go like that?‟ and try to establishsound learning points that you can apply in future teaching?Do you deliberately try to learn from one lesson how to improvethe next?Do you seek out opportunities to talk about your teaching withthose who might help?Are you able to give yourself a „medal and a mission‟ after eachlesson however well or badly it went? Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education
  26. 26. FOOD FOR THOUGHT Teaching is too demanding to expect teachers to be reflective. What do you think? What things do you do automatically in the classroom without consciously thinking about them? How have your past educational experiences influenced your understanding of yourself as a teacher? What acts to constrain your view of what is possible in teaching? Ainee Shehzad Karachi Grammar School CPD Conference2012 Reflection for Enriching Education

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