SA TfEL Review Tools Handbook<br />Reflecting on Pedagogy<br />
The Review Tools Handbook<br />Self reflection is good<br />However it is not enough to genuinely improve our practice<br ...
Reflecting on Pedagogy - TfEL<br />Reflection:<br />think about, mull over & evaluate. <br />Reflection-in-action: respond...
The Review Tools (pg 4-8)<br />Quality tests (pg 4 & 5)<br />Intentionality, Effectiveness, Consistency, Responsiveness<br...
Working Independently (pg 9-13)<br />It is important to engage in personal reflection before asking a trusted colleague or...
Working with trusted colleagues (pg 14-17)<br />A more holistic picture is provided by having another teacher observe your...
Working with students (pg 18-21)<br />Provides a unique viewpoint on your teaching.<br />You can use surveys provided or d...
Developing an action plan (pg 22-24)<br />Receive and collate all feedback.<br />Debrief with trusted colleague<br />It is...
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TfEL Reflecting on Pedagogy

  1. 1. SA TfEL Review Tools Handbook<br />Reflecting on Pedagogy<br />
  2. 2. The Review Tools Handbook<br />Self reflection is good<br />However it is not enough to genuinely improve our practice<br /> we all have blind spots.<br />Fresh perspectives add to our self reflection<br />Trusted colleagues<br />Students<br />This resource provides a range of ways to reflect and obtain feedback from others.<br />Reflecting on Pedagogy - TFEL<br />
  3. 3. Reflecting on Pedagogy - TfEL<br />Reflection:<br />think about, mull over & evaluate. <br />Reflection-in-action: responding to the immediate situation.<br />Reflection-on-action: <br />analysing after the event. <br />One improves the effectiveness of the other.<br />Self<br />What are my strengths?<br />Where can I improve<br />Students<br />How do students respond to <br />how I teach?<br />What affects does my practice <br />have on their learning?<br />Trusted <br />Colleagues<br />Who can help me check out & refine my practice?<br />Reflecting on Pedagogy<br />
  4. 4. The Review Tools (pg 4-8)<br />Quality tests (pg 4 & 5)<br />Intentionality, Effectiveness, Consistency, Responsiveness<br />Observation record sheets <br />Appendices5 & 6 used by a trusted colleague<br />Student surveys<br />Appendices 7-10<br />Questions are linked directly to TfEL<br />Student engagement questionnaire<br />Based on research into learner engagement<br />Reflecting on Pedagogy - tfel<br />
  5. 5. Working Independently (pg 9-13)<br />It is important to engage in personal reflection before asking a trusted colleague or your students to give you feedback.<br />A process for PERSONAL REFLECTION is outlined on page 10<br />Need appendices 1-3 and a notebook<br />A process for SELF REVIEW is outlined on page 11<br />Need appendices 4-6 and a notebook<br />Reflecting on Pedagogy - tfel<br />
  6. 6. Working with trusted colleagues (pg 14-17)<br />A more holistic picture is provided by having another teacher observe your lessons.<br />A process for gathering feedback from colleagues is outlined on page 15<br />Need appendices 4-6<br />Reflecting on Pedagogy - tfel<br />
  7. 7. Working with students (pg 18-21)<br />Provides a unique viewpoint on your teaching.<br />You can use surveys provided or develop your own using appendix 10.<br />A process for gathering feedback from students is outlined on page 21.<br />Need appendices 7-9 (choose one of these depending on age group of students) or your own designed survey.<br />Need appendix 11<br />Reflecting on Pedagogy - tfel<br />
  8. 8. Developing an action plan (pg 22-24)<br />Receive and collate all feedback.<br />Debrief with trusted colleague<br />It is natural to feel a bit defensive but don’t dismiss feedback be open to all the feedback so learning can occur.<br />A process for developing an action plan is outlined on page 23.<br />Reflecting on Pedagogy - tfel<br />

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