The writers then told the stories behind their headlines. How did this place shape my life? Fleer helped her students get started by finding a familiar topic. Anna Collins Trest, director of the South Mississippi Writing Projectfinds she can lead upper elementary school students to better understand the concept of "reflection" if she anchors the discussion in the concrete and helps students establish categories for their reflective responses.
Where did I get my ideas? Students elaborate on the word by writing sentences and creating an illustration. Professional Teachers, doctors, and social workers often use this type of writing in their training. For each letter of the alphabet, the students find an appropriately descriptive word for themselves.
Do the cookies have chocolate chips? When I thought about today's lesson, I was thinking about reviewing what I had already covered to jog their memories.
Several admitted that they had never before had this level of intellectual conversation with an adult family member. That "most important thing" will be the thesis of your paper.
When revising make sure the following is clear: Bernadette Lambert, teacher-consultant with the Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project Georgiawondered what would happen if she had her sixth-grade students pair with an adult family member to read a book. From this list, each student-adult pair chose one.
What did I learn or what did I expect the reader to learn?
Sum up your article with some final thoughts on your subject, and some closing reflective thoughts. A few weeks later, Emily wrote: Identify the Meaning of Your Experience Before you can begin writing your essay, you need to decide what is the most important thing you learned from this experience.
Reflective practice in teacher education. For example, teachers might adopt general policies and rules that are part of a school culture. Teach "tension" to move students beyond fluency.
Practice and play with revision techniques. She conceived of "Headline News. Critical evaluation of method 4.
Reflection brings lived experience to the surface and works to resolve seeming contradictions among diverse lived experiences and between lived experience and more abstract theories.
Description of topic encountered in the course 2. I have higher expectations for rewrites. And she used his behavior as a prompt to assess her teaching and the ways she might be contributing to a less than ideal learning environment.
In his college fiction writing class, Farrington asks students to choose a spot in the story where the main character does something that is crucial to the rest of the story.
Or how did this fulfill my expectations? Though teachers were not involved in student online dialogues, the conversations evidenced the same reading strategies promoted in teacher-led discussion, including predication, clarification, interpretation, and others.
You could ask students what was most effective in helping them to understand for example, was it when the teacher restated the main points, or when visual aids were used, or when students did hands-on work applying the ideas, or when they debated the topic?
Videotaped Lesson Reflection and Analysis Assignment Description You are to plan and implement a fifteen-minute lesson for a small or large group of students that will be videotaped during your field placement experience. Make writing reflection tangible.
A disposition toward reflection—and a good sense of when the teacher needs to step back and think deeply—should be part of all teachers' repertoires.30 Ideas for Teaching Writing.
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Reflection Writing Assignment Educator: Cary Laxer and colleagues from Uppsala University in Sweden, The reflection assignment was graded on whether the Reflection in teacher education: Towards definition and implementation.
Teaching and teacher education, 11(1), 7Activity D. Center for Engineering Learning & Teaching. ( Types of reflective writing assignments.
Journal: requires you to write weekly entries throughout a semester. May require you to base your reflection on course content. Learning diary: similar to a journal, but may require group participation.
The diary then becomes a place for you to communicate in writing with other group members. Discipline Packet Table of Contents Teacher- ri en ˘ˇˆ˙are˝ ˛˛C Table of Contents 1 Student Warning Slips 2 I am writing this assignment because I was chewing gum in school.
My teachers have told me that gum chewing would not be allowed, but I was chewing it anyway. Patricia A.
Slagle, high school teacher and teacher-consultant with the Louisville Writing Project (Kentucky), understands the difference between writing for a hypothetical purpose and writing to an audience for real purpose.
She illustrates the difference by contrasting two assignments. Fostering Reflection. Lana M. Danielson. Many choices involve matters so routine that a teacher can make and implement decisions automatically. Teachers make other decisions in the midst of an evolving situation after quickly reviewing the situation and recalling what has worked in similar scenarios.
In thinking about her first writing.Download