Reflective practice

There’s value in critically examining your own practice – as a mentor, as a educator, as a professional.

In education, reflecting on how you’re doing in the classroom can help you take ownership of your teaching and identify areas for improvement.

On the The Guardian Teacher’s blog, Jamie Thom explores strategies on: how to become a more thoughtful educator.

Recommendations contain beyond the obvious – track your progress – often overlooked advice: ‘ask yourself how you want to improve’.

Picking a pedagogical focus for each half term is a useful approach: last term I focused on the impact of refining different questioning styles.

What do you want to work on? And how plan to do this?

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