Essay about Different Reflective Models And Theories
For the purpose of this assignment I shall be reflecting on my time spent as a one to one teaching assistant in a small, rural primary school setting. The British Educational Research Association (BERA) (2011) guidelines will be followed throughout.
We reflect on an experience so as to learn from that experience (Moon 2004, p.4), this is essential for professional development. By using reflective practice in your professional life, you will be constantly learning and adapting the way in which you work. Below are some descriptions of different models of reflection, by different theorists, that show you how and why we reflect in order to learn.
Gibbs (1988) cited by Jasper (2013) created a reflective cycle model. This model is to be used after an event has happened. It encourages the person reflecting on going into great depth with their reflection. It works by going through…