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Reflective Practice in Early Years Education

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Sheryl Third, Fanshawe College

Copyright Year: 2022

Publisher: Fanshawe College Pressboks

Language: English

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Reviewed by Tiffiny Hilge, Adjunct instructor, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College on 12/15/22

Self-reflection can lead to the development and improvement of professional skills. This textbook examines the role of reflective practice in the education field. The text begins by defining reflective practice and identifying the benefits the... read more

Reviewed by Bonnie Yoder, Instructor, James Madison University on 9/12/22

Set up in ten interactive modules, this textbook provides both theory and practice in becoming a reflective educator. Each chapter contains a brief reading passage followed by a discussion question that could serve as a springboard for class... read more

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Land Acknowledgements
  • Forward
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Reflective Practice
  • Chapter 2: Reflective Practice
  • Chapter 3: Models and Theories of Practice
  • Chapter 4: Am I a reflective practitioner?
  • Chapter 5: Writing for reflection
  • Chapter 6 - Everyday Reflection
  • Chapter 7: Reclaiming Reflective Practice
  • Chapter 8: The disposition, values, principles, and ethics of a reflective practitioner
  • Chapter 9: Communities of Practice and the Reflective Process
  • Chapter 10: Professional Practice and the Critical Reflective Process
  • Versioning History


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  • About the Book

    This resource will provide a context that will allow the reader to consider their obligation to reflect from their own perspective and will explore how to create a practice that best suits their professional setting. This book will bring together in one place the history, the values, the skills and disposition required to be a reflective practitioner. It is a textbook with elements of a workbook, embedded are opportunities to watch, to think, to write, and to listen allowing the reader to become a purposeful and intentional reflective practitioner.

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