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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