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Getting Ready

Read and think about the following quotation: (5 minutes)

"There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge. . . observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination."
– Denis Diderot

Consider the following questions:

  • Does this quotation apply to a school setting? How? Why or why not?

  • How and when do you reflect on your teaching practice?

  • How do teachers at your school typically reflect on their practice?

  • Is there space for formal reflection at your school?

  • How do you feel this affects your practice?

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