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Where is reflection in the learning process?

Where is reflection in the learning process? | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
The critically reflective habit confers a deeper benefit than that of procedural utility. It grounds not only our actions, but also our sense of who we are as teachers in an examined reality. We know why we believe what we believe. A critically reflective teacher is much better placed to communicate to colleagues and students (as well as to herself) the rationale behind her practice. She works from a position of informed commitment. She knows why she does and thinks, what she does and thinks. Stephen Brookfield
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What saying 'I' says about you

What saying 'I' says about you | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Researchers say that your usage of the pronoun 'I' says more about you than you may realize.
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One interesting statement: "Avoiding the first-person pronoun is distancing." I would be interested in the book "The Secret Life of Pronouns" just to find out why people refer to themselves in the third person (techically, using one's name when talking about oneself is not often using a pronoun, but maybe cognitively, it is. 

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, October 10, 2013 12:31 PM

I wonder what it means when the person who overuses "I" has no real authority based on experience?