Reflective Teaching

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Reflective Teaching by Mind Map: Reflective Teaching

1. It's the reflection and evaluation around the teaching itself

1.1. It includes questions like:

1.1.1. How am I doing it?

1.1.2. Are my students learning?

1.1.3. Am I implementing the right strategy?

2. Characteristics

2.1. Recollect information how goes on the class.

2.2. The guided search towards strengthening the interest in learning.

2.3. The constant interest of teachers in learning more and more about their profession.

2.3.1. Specializations, master's degrees and Phd's.

2.3.2. Looking for new strategies, methods, methodologies, etc.

2.3.3. The Teacher is aware about the problematics in classroom, student's context, etc.

2.4. Understand the way he/she is teaching.

2.4.1. What is important in education?

2.4.2. What is the fuction of a Teacher?

2.4.3. How can I improve my teaching?

3. Tools

3.1. It's important to identify the likes of my students.

3.1.1. In order to make the classes more interesting.

3.2. Have feedbacks from students.

3.3. Record the classes.

3.3.1. Identify the main problems in teaching practice.

3.4. Ask for a visit of a peer in the class.

3.5. Ask the students about the possibility to do different activities.

3.6. Identify the likes of my students.

4. Advantages

4.1. Increase the teaching confidence.

4.1.1. It helps to reflect more interesting and pleasant sessions.

4.2. Improve the quality of teaching.

4.2.1. As soon as the Teacher start to think around his/her class, it will allows students to achieve better performances.

4.3. Engage the teacher to truly identify with his or her role.

4.4. To enhance the class through the implementation of new pedagogical strategies.

4.5. Empower the teacher in the fact that he/ she can generate many beneficial changes for his class.

5. Definition

6. Justification

6.1. Teaching is a role that requires total commitment on the part of its members.

6.2. Without thoughtful teachers, quality education is impossible.

6.3. The creation of new educational objectives comes from a conscientious and repetitive reflection of teachers.

6.4. Teaching research is gaining strength thanks to the collective awareness of this field.

6.5. The main challenge of education must be to generate students who are critical and reflective of their environment. Therefore, teachers must provide an enabling environment.

7. Procedure

7.1. 1. Identify why is impotant to be a reflective teacher?

7.2. 2. Think about the procedures the Teacher is gonna implement in classroom.

7.3. 3. Check if the last point is being fulfilled.

7.3.1. It's through the clasroom experience.

7.4. 4. Reflect around the attitudes of the students.

7.4.1. Take into account the likes and dislikes of the students.

7.5. 5. Make students actively participate in class.

7.5.1. Implement methodologies that include different tools that attract their attention.