Teaching philosophy series: Reflection is required for learning

In the “Reflection is required for learning” section I emphasize the importance of reflection in my teaching philosophy. I believe that continuous metacognitive growth is essential for personal and professional development, and I achieve this through reflective writing and research. I utilize blogging platforms to share and reflect on my work, delving into fleeting thoughts and ideas that emerge throughout my day. I apply this philosophy in the classroom through discussions, peer-to-peer learning, and online spaces, promoting a culture of reflection and continuous learning.

Blogs are raw…

When someone I know stumbles upon my blog I’m really embarrassed. I don’t claim to be a good writer, in fact, I don’t think I am. One of my research interests lies in metacognition, which Seth Godin (2009) describes as “thinking about what you are going to say”. I’ve written … Read more

Blogging and Metacognition

If you haven’t read Seth Godin’s book Tribes: We need you to lead us do yourself a favour, go out and read it. It is a short read at only 84 pages but it remains one of the most influential 84 pages that I have ever read. That said, I am not … Read more