-Critical reflection is a structured process used to deeply consider important turning points in information learned.
-Critical reflection is intended to lead one to action.
-Why become a “reflective practitioner”?
- teacher actions are typically automatic
- teacher actions are rooted in years of observation and participatory experience
- teacher actions are most often guided by gestalts
- as stress levels rise, automatic responses become more prominent
- as a result- teacher behaviors that may be skewed by personal bias and/or self-need
-the Critical reflection process
2) Reflect critically
-skewing factors to consider- objective vs subjective perception, bias, programming
Critical reflection is about mastering information learned and applying it to real-life by taking the conclusions drawn from the information in a more objective, non-biased way, and acting on them to recycle the content back into the world as something that changes and grows.