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Teaching Reflection on a Single Variable Equation Math Lesson - I selected to do a small group math lesson. At this time of the year eighth graders are reviewing for Standardized Testing. One of the things they need practice on is their algebra skills, such as solving linear equations. The focus of this lesson was on solving linear equations with one variable. There are various standards that deal with solving equations, but for these students I narrowed it down to single-variable equations: Solve linear equations. The Alabama standard used from this lesson was 8....   [tags: property, terms, coefficients, equations] 770 words
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Reflection on ESL Students´ Second Language Learning Process - In this paper I choose to focus on a grade 12 Business Leadership classroom to discuss my observations and reflections on ESL students’ second language learning process. The reason for choosing this specific classroom is that in my first practicum I spent all the time in the Grade 12 Business classrooms and did not have the chance to observe an ESL language classroom. However, I think this practicum provided me with valuable experience of understanding some of the ways that ESL students interacted with the teacher and their peers and how these interactions would affect their learning process....   [tags: classroom, practicum, teacher, interact, peers] 987 words
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A Personal Reflection - Women face innumerable and ubiquitous challenges, most of which are directly related to their gender. The feminist movement was birthed through necessity from this conclusion. Although I do not directly link Edwidge Danticat and Maxine Hong Kingston with the feminist movement, I believe their works illustrate the great struggles and obstacles that a woman’s birth supplies her. The women in their books are heartbroken, weak and somewhat flawed, and it is through these flaws that the application of their influence on my life began, and the reason I feel a strong kinship with these fictional, and sometimes not so fictional characters....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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The Mirror's Reflection - Within Frankenstein is a world divided between the egotistical ideas of a mad man and the monster that is created through his insanity: in Lacanian terms, between the Symbolic and the Imaginary Orders. According to Lacan, “the Imaginary [is a] field of images and imagination, and deception” (Wikepedia.org ); Victor’s imagination being reflected solely on the monster that is created by his own guilty hands. To Victor, his creation reflects the idea and ego that cultivate through him, it is the spark that takes the ordinary and turns him into the “alienated.” While Victor imagines himself to be a part of society, he soon comes to realize how his work has instead done the opposite, sheltering...   [tags: Literacy Analysis ]
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Reflection on Leadership - ... In terms of proactively building and maintaining my network, I rate myself at 3. I use my network to provide the protection and resources my team needs, thus I rate myself at 4. In terms of using my network to accomplish my team’s goals, I rate myself at 3. The third perceptive is managing my team. In terms of defining and constantly refining my team’s vision in the future, I rate myself at 2. Clarifying roles, work rules, team culture, and feedback about performance, I rate myself at 3. When managing my people as individuals as well as team members, I rate myself at 2....   [tags: process, social influence, goals]
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Defining and Implementing Reflective Practice - Defining and Implementing Reflective Practice After the engaged combat experiences of both the battle of Molino del Ray and Chapultepec, of which ended both in significant triumphs ascribed to America, Ulysses S. Grant spent time in meaningful reflection assessing the experiences in which he ascertained from these two distinct conflicts and his holistic Mexican War experiences. Grant’s concluding learned experiences were that these two war conflicts should have never been engaged by American forces and could have been championed utilizing an alternative battle strategy in which the Mexican soldiers would be outflanked an approach of which would have forced them to relinquish their military p...   [tags: growth mindset, reflection, pedagogy]
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Critical Analysis of an Incident in a Clinical Setting - The purpose of this essay is to reflect and critically study an incident from a clinical setting whilst using a model of reflection. This will allow me to analyse and make sense of the incident and draw conclusions relating to personal learning outcomes. The significance of critical analysis and critical incidents will briefly be discussed followed by the process of reflection using the chosen model. The incident will then be described and analysed and the people involved introduced. (The names of the people involved have been changed to protect their privacy) and then I will examine issues raised in light of the recent literature relating to the incident....   [tags: Reflection Upon Nursing Skills] 1679 words
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Research Study of Mild General Learning Disabilities - To introduce this task I wish to firstly identify the material I chose to research for my research role in this assignment. I chose to undertake a research study of Mild General Learning Disabilities (MGLD) to find out more information on what exactly it is, how it affects students and what can be done to fully include these students in our classrooms. This role allowed me to take a deeper look at what exactly my assumptions were relating to this and how I was going to change them given the evidence I had discovered....   [tags: Educational Systems, Critical Reflection]
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Philosophies of Augustine, Descartes, Arendt on Morality - Philosophical musings on the nature of morality are often expressed by thinkers who focus on human nature. Among the factors which determine human behaviour, a moral analysis of the concepts of right and wrong is often prominent. In investigating human behaviour through the relationship between reflection and action, this morality is often observed. Therefore, in the course currently entitled Human Sciences 101: Reflection and Action, both phiolosophy and morality are key themes. However, the calendar description for the course is as follows, “What is the relationship between thinking and action....   [tags: reflection, action, morality] 1413 words
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Correlation between Eating Preferences and Behaviors with an Individual's Identitty - This paper serves as an exploration of eating preferences and behaviors and how that correlates with an individual’s identity. Specifically, I am interested in examining why we eat what we do. For example, do I eat desert after every meal because I think it tastes good, because I am a woman, or is it simply because I have the financial means to. It is possible that all of these factors are at play when it comes to my food preferences. Individual identity, and socially constructed identities such as gender and social class are all closely connected to the food that we eat, and the ways in which we obtain that food....   [tags: food as a reflection of who we are] 1786 words
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Feminism and Individuality in The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlottte Perkins Gillman - ... She has to stay in bed, subdue her imagination, and to stop her writing. However, she feels better when she writes, and feels it is helpful, she does not speak up. In her journal she writes, "Personally I disagree with their ideas. Personally, I believe that congenial work, with excitement and change, would do me good. But what is one to do?" The narrator shows her lack of confidence and her feelings of inferiority when she askes “But what is one to do?” This writing shows that she does not feel as if her opinions count much and she accepts this....   [tags: illness, reflection, narrator]
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Symbolism of the Lantern in William´s A Streetcar Named Desire - ... Blanche bought the lantern because she, “can’t stand a naked light bulb, any more that I can a rude remark or vulgar action,” (Williams 37). The lantern Blanche purchased symbolizes the idea that she is able to cover up anything and make it seem more beautiful and desirable. Blanche is not only taking a bare bulb and turning it into something more tantalizing, she has also done the same with her own life by always reinventing herself. Blanche is left to be completely exposed and empty because she cannot even recognize herself....   [tags: insecurities, lantern, reflection, lies] 806 words
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Reflecting on the Care of Patients - INTRODUCTION This submission is going to focus on the nursing care that I gave on two placement simulations and one shift on placement, placing emphasis on oral care, bed bathing and medication management. It will outline the fundamental aspects of clinical nursing skills that have taken place in my setting. This will also highlight the learning process taken place and how it helped me to enhance my knowledge, and ethical values in order to deliver quality and safety of care. Using other sources of current literature, I will use a reflective model to discuss how I have achieved the necessary level of learning outcome....   [tags: Nursing Care Reflection]
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Bed Bathing: Legality, Professionalism, and Ethics - IntroductionIn this assignment I will be exploring the legal, professional and ethical issues involved in bed bathing a patient/client in a hospital setting. I will be reflecting on a personal experience, experience during a seven week placement on a diabetic ward. I have decided to use a reflective cycle which is an adaptation from Gibbs’ (1988) model.This reflection has provided a systematic approach to my learning and to my nursing practice. Within this essay I intend to discuss approaches to assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care....   [tags: reflection, health care, Gibbs]
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Analysis of Field Placement Experience and Philosophy - Analysis of Field Placement Experience and Philosophy Part I: Pertinent Contextual Information Part II: Teacher’s Perspective and Approach to the Social Curriculum and Social Studies Part III: Reflection on My Field Placement Experience Part I: Pertinent Contextual Information: The small town of L is located in central New York. In 2010, the population of L was 4,952 people. This town is considered suburban and rural. It is suburban because it is located about 15 miles from a major city. It is rural because majority of L town is composed of farm land....   [tags: Reflection on Field Placement Experience]
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My Cultural Shock Experienced in Lancaster, UK - ... Description Interpretation Evaluation  I felt difficult to communicate with the local students and understood their messages at once.  HK and UK have different mother language.  Local students speak quickly, fluently and have some accents.  Local students use a lot of slang in their everyday language.  I do not have the chance to communicate with native English speakers in HK.  I am lack of vocabulary equivalence and seldom use idioms to talk with my friends in HK. Group Assignments Apart from interacting with people, I had also examined the students’ attitudes towards their coursework and their group members....   [tags: self-reflection, intercultural competence]
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George Wilhelm Friedrich and the French Revolution - ... Hegel distinguishes four types of Reflective History: Universal, Pragmatic, Critical, and Specialized. “Universal” history attempts to cover and describe a long period of time and gives an overview of, for example, an entire people or entire nations. This type of history is broad and represents general facts and is also marred in Hegel's opinion because of the historian's own prior understandings that influence his report. In referring to the manner in which the historian approaches his reporting of history, Hegel points out, “Here the main thing is the elaboration of the historical material, which the historian approaches with his spirit – this being different from the spirit being cont...   [tags: theology, philosophy, reflection] 1876 words
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Group Speech Given November 14, 2013 - Following the Group speech that was given on November 15, 2013, I have been asked to write this reflection paper to address the nature of the speech and how I can improve. Upon reading the peer review sheets we received from the class following our speech I believe that we all improved since our last speech. Everyone seems to state the most important area for improvement was using filler words too much. I think we as a group seemed to have improved as far as talking towards the audience and using less filler words....   [tags: reflection paper and nature of the speech] 714 words
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International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education - ... Countries such as Sweden originally provided child care to enable mothers back into the work force resulting in environments set up to take over as a trustworthy adult while parents went back to work. Whilst this too is a goal of the United Kingdom provision there is also an emphasis on better preparing children from low income families for success in school. These two differing ideas result in the Swedish system providing more of a whole child approach in contrast to a more academic approach of the United Kingdom....   [tags: curriculm, reflection, approach, stage] 1076 words
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Morality and Ethical Behaviors - ... Thus, by measuring participants decision to cheat or not, Gino and Mogilner (2014) are able to gather a sense of morality as a result of specific primes and self reflection. Although successful on an experimental level, when applied to real life, this concept has limitations in that cheating has other influential factors that are not directly related to morality. This is particularly evident in experiment two where, consistent with Adams et al. (2013) research on self implication, representing ones identity as a reflection of behaviour influences participants decision to cheat or not....   [tags: time, money, self-reflection] 982 words
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Discovering Initial Workplace Applications - Discovering Initial Workplace Applications The ability to reflect, grants one the opportunity to engage within an interpersonal evaluation utilized for the purposes of assessing where the individual is presently and determining where they need to be. Without the disciplined practice of reflection the demise of an individual’s personal growth and development is inevitable. Therefore, reflection serves less of a noncompulsory approach towards the progressive mobility of oneself occupationally, but rather the dire necessity of which assists in facilitating the developmental maturation of one’s life holistically....   [tags: teaching, education, reflection]
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The Old Testament and Principlism - Introduction The Old Testament law is seen as irrelevant by most modern Christians today. Christians are now under the blood of Jesus Christ which is said to abrogate the Law. Galatians 6:2 says, “Bear one another's burdens, and thereby fulfill the law of Christ.” The law of Christ is to love God and your neighbor as yourself. This does not mean, however, that the Old Testament Law does not apply to Christians today. Author J. Daniel Hays expounds on this topic in his article, “Applying the Old Testament Law Today,” and focuses on the hermeneutical approach of Principlism....   [tags: Bible, Reflection, Application] 893 words
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Defining the Concept of Self - Who am I. There are many of us walking around trying to figure out who we are and what we stand for. Self-reflection can be conveyed in many different ways, using many different adjectives to describe the person we are. There are some who will give an honest description of one’s self and then there is some who become delusional with the perception they want others to see. Most people on social sites create a profile which can be so far from whom they really are, it is usually a perception of who they want to be....   [tags: self-reflection, self-esteem]
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Evidence-Based Training for Physical Therapists - ... This incorporation process may be emphasizing minimized bias on high-quality evidence. Subsequently, both clinicians and clients increase the subjectivity in their decision making that may be choosing contradict valid and main findings from well-designed research (Jewell 2011). Some strategies had been suggested to be adopted by researchers, clinicians, editors, reviewers and managers to overcome challenges faced, including facilitate all research publication, use of an best layout for writing research, capitalize on the efficient use of electronic databases, amend physical therapists’ skills in critical evaluation of published research, and promoting consumer access to evidence (Maher...   [tags: journals, self-reflection, education] 565 words
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5 Things to Look for in a Freelance Writing Opportunity - 5 Things to Look for in a Freelance Writing Opportunity When I first started writing online, I didn’t know what to look for in a freelance writing opportunity. To be honest, I barely read the Terms of Service, FAQ, or other pertinent details of any content mill where I applied as a writer. I just jumped into the unknown, headfirst, without knowing what exactly to look for in a freelance writing opportunity. Of course, I wish it were possible to turn back time and nullify past mistakes, as well as put into operation what I’ve since learned....   [tags: Reflection] 928 words
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Examining the Western Culture's View of the Elderly - I spent roughly thirty hours volunteering at Martin Luther Campus, during which I got to take a part in many experiences that were alien to me. Through participant observations, I was able to interview residents and draw out information that I would otherwise be unable to get if I used a “fly on the wall” approach. There were many things I witnessed, and experienced first hand, that made me very uncomfortable. Whether they were “bad” or “good is irrelevant, as I found that the things that made me the most uncomfortable tended to be the most relevant to this class....   [tags: Reflection ] 1636 words
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Personal Reflection of Gender, Race, and Sexual Orientation Development During my College Years - Introduction This refection paper focus on my own experiences related to gender, race, and sexual orientation development during my college years. My reflection will be grounded on three theories: Josselson’s theory of women id development, Ferdman and Gallegos Latino/Latina identity development, and Worthington et al.’s model of heterosexual identity development. These theories offered me a unique opportunity to reflect and develop my own understanding of my gender identity, race identity, and my sexual orientation identity....   [tags: identity, latino, heterosexual ] 2498 words
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The Most Influential Person in My Life - I’ve been influenced by many people in my life; unfortunately, most of them have not been good influences. However, since I became a Christian, having positive, influential people in my life is normal. Moreover, there is one person, in particular, other than Jesus, who has influenced my life tremendously and continues to do so; his name is Issac Detiz. I have learned a great deal from him and his work, and my life has never been better. Furthermore, Issac Deitz is a major influence in my life several reasons....   [tags: Reflection] 624 words
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Lessons Learned on Becoming a Better Person - The authors of the essays we read this semester, all had the same idea of becoming a better person. All of them wanted us to stand up for ourselves and take control of our lives. Four essays stood out to me this semester that I believe really bring this idea to life. “What Really Scares Us” tell us how to take control of our life with numbers and facts. “Aria” tell us how to become a more competent person with making sacrifices. “Shooting an Elephant” tells us to stand for ourselves by telling a story of a man being forced by others....   [tags: Reflection ]
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Literacy Instruction Data Collection Tool - ... Fully Evidenced Somewhat Evidenced Not Fully Evidenced Not Observed Comment(s): A. Time is spent on reading, writing, and speaking. B. Text is at the instructional level of all students. C. Discussion and investigation of text is conducted by all students. D. The text is well-written and richly illustrated. 3. Questions and tasks are derived from and specific to the text taught. Fully Evidenced Somewhat Evidenced Not Fully Evidenced Not Observed Comment(s): A. The concepts, themes, ideas, and details are addressed in questions and tasks derived from the text. B....   [tags: instructional planning, modification, reflection]
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McCarthyism and Documents of History - ... Primarily, the House Committee on Un-American Activities, also know as HUAC, was formed in 1938 to investigate communism in the mitts of the Roosevelt administration and throughout the government as years set on (Hewitt & Lawson, 774); subsequently, in 1947 the House Committee on Un-American Activities expanded its scope from government to Hollywood (Hewitt & Lawson, 775). Resolutely, throughout the focus of HUAC on Hollywood they held hearings accusing directors, screenwriters, and other Hollywood/media officials of corrupting the minds of their audiences with communism; during the hearings HUAC would: accuse and badger the witnesses, force witnesses to "disclose" their crimes to societ...   [tags: committee, activities, cartoon, reflection] 1411 words
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Motion Graphics and Compositing Video - ... To do so, I wrote a script of my title sequence based on my storyboard. This helped the teacher to have an idea of what I wanted to do. We started to plan the steps that I needed to follow in order for me to produce an industry standard work. She game loads of comment, such as making sure I keep a consistent font for all my text. Also make sure my sequence last for at least 30 seconds. When it comes to use software’s such as Adobe After Effects, I wasn’t very confident about using it, as I have just started to learn properly the tools and straight away I had to complete an assignment in the following day so I found that a bit difficult....   [tags: review, reflection, film production] 993 words
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A Lesson with a Reward - ... Our first essay assignment was immediately given and we were told to write about a life experience that made a lasting impact. I was relieved somewhat because I didn’t think I could do too horribly bad because I was simply telling a personal story of mine. As a week passed it was time to turn my essay in. I was very confident because the story I wrote about was rather lengthy and very personal. I automatically thought, the more pages it has, the better my grade will turn out to be. Our essays were returned back by the next class period....   [tags: personal story and reflection] 590 words
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SUNY Cortland Education Program Candidate Expectations - The Conceptual Framework created for the SUNY Cortland teacher candidates is important for many reasons. It was important for the campus to create a “College-wide shared vision for teacher education” (CF 3) as they prepared for their NCATE accreditation. The college wanted to make sure that the framework formed a true representation of their program goals, identity, and beliefs. This conceptual framework is important for the individual candidate because it is used to guide, and provide “a sound foundation for assessment”(CF 7)....   [tags: Reflection ]
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Knowledge Rather than Correct Opinion: Analyzing the Nature of Augustine’s Confession and Reflection - ... Correct opinion, in this sense is not stationary, and it only transforms to knowledge by recollection. Correct opinion is more like “temporary knowledge”, which seems superficial until evidence is found to support it. The concept of “tied down” is particularly interesting. Correct opinion does not belong to a person until that person him/herself manages to fully understand and explain the meaning of that opinion, which we then call knowledge. Therefore, knowledge, according to Socrates is of higher level than correct opinion, for it belongs to the person who owns it and does not vanish as time evolves....   [tags: Christianity, Truth]
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Enquiry Based Learning Process Assessment - During the Enquiry based learning process, I have gained invaluable lessons on how to source relevant information on a chosen topic in a time effective manner. As I have been out school for ten years, I have found this paper to be particularly beneficial. I am finding tertiary learning overwhelming and struggle to keep up with my younger peers. They seem to already have a fair idea about academic formal processes and expectations, and I am still learning. However this paper has given me the tools and methods to gain some confidence in my academic writing....   [tags: Reflection] 899 words
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How My Theory Has Changed - v. ___ a two or three page paper describing how the Associate Supervisor’s thinking has evolved in relation to the approved supervisory theories. Attach the original preface of those papers In this paper I will briefly present several enhancements to my supervisory theory as it has evolved over the last several years. Learning continues to be fun for me. I will share what I’ve been learning related to my theory of supervision through my experience and study. Process theology continues to be the anchor for my theological understanding....   [tags: Reflection] 1538 words
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A New View on Writing - For centuries, views of the world and its inhabitants have been expressed through various ways of art or philosophy. These views can often be related to the seeking of truth to the creation of life, politics, or the problems of the world from before, now, and after. Accordingly, it is by paintings, books, or music, that words or images have an abundant effect on people. Society indicates that knowledge is power, so then why are we sometimes burdened with the errors of generations before. The quote, “writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives....   [tags: Reflection] 1434 words
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The Case for the Grade - I put a great deal of effort into my diagnostic essay The Case for the Grade. I had some anxiety about writing it, as this was my first essay for my first online class. However, I studied the Rubric and the subject essay thoroughly. I followed the prompt explicitly. The prompt states, “Your job is to read the course rubric (under ‘course content’) together with the piece below. Once you’ve done this, you will write a two-to-three page essay which argues what letter grade the work below should receive”(Westrope)....   [tags: Reflection ]
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My Visit to the DIA - I chose the DIA to visit and right about, it was the hottest day of the year, July 21st if there is one complaint I have is that their isn’t enough close parking for the DIA. Driving around John R I thought perhaps I could park at the Detroit Science Center, but it was patrolled by hot scary look security guards. Next option was to drive down to the VA and walk down, with that heat the idea was nixed. I eventually found a spot off Woodward to park, and thus my adventure began. As we entered in I was awe struck by the fountains they looked so cool and refreshing....   [tags: Reflection ]
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Reflective Practice in Nursing - Reflective processes help us to see the world in alternative ways by enabling us to focus on different aspects of our experiences. Reflective processes are the stages of thoughtful activity that we need to go through when we consciously decide to explore an experience or to reflect upon it. There are many ways in which we can reflect upon something, but before we look at one or two formal structures, we need to look at the basic ideas behind using a structure for reflection. There are basically six fundamental stages of reflective processes and these are: Stage 1: selecting a critical incident to reflect upon....   [tags: Reflection Upon An Incident] 1262 words
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The Beauty of Language - Your heart cannot be simply defined as an anatomical organ. Although it functions to pump blood throughout the body, the true essence of the heart is much deeper than science. The true essence of the heart lies somewhere within the limitless realm of art; submersed in the passion that runs through your veins, it fiends desperately to be admired. My heart is filled with a love for writing. Besides writing to complete tasks and assignments, I write to unveil the beauty of language. This beauty, created simply with words, meaning, and punctuation, is one that is uniquely crafted by its author....   [tags: Personal Reflection Essay] 2188 words
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What Is Servant Leadership? - Final Reflection Servant Leadership means to serve others and to lead. It puts everyone else first teaching to put others before yourself, with this leading qualities emerge. Just being or having leadership qualities doesn’t always work. Most leadership models show possessive towards the better for themselves, some work out while others don’t, mostly I think because the unwillingness to see others before yourself is a hard concept for some to understand and use. You can be a great leader but if you don’t understand servant qualities or serve for the benefit of others your probley not much liked....   [tags: final personal reflection] 695 words
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Reflecton on my Intrapersonal Effectiveness in an Organizational Setting - ... I can be short-tempered and irritable, which is the opposite of an agreeable person (McShane, Olekalns, & Travaglione, 2013). That being said, I am also ‘cooperative, trustful, compliant and affable’, which according to Barrick, Mount, & Judge (2001) are the key characteristics of an agreeable person. If I am to become a successful PR executive in the future, I will need to develop my openness to experience and take control of my emotional stability in order to improve my overall intrapersonal effectiveness....   [tags: personality traits, emotional stability]
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Reflection on the Integration of Technology in the Classroom - ... The use of students as knowledge brokers can have several benefits. First, they can save teachers valuable time which can be spent meeting the many other demands of the teaching profession. Secondly, empowering students as knowledge brokers does just that: it empowers students, making them more involved and more engaged in their learning. Lastly, using knowledge brokers also helps move teachers from the traditional role of ‘sage on the stage’ to the role of ‘guide on the side’, working and learning alongside their students....   [tags: digital learners, teachers, applications]
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The War on Terror: A Reflection on 9/11 - "Those who would trade some of their personal freedoms in for security will neither receive, nor deserve neither." Benjamin Franklin. On the morning of Sept, 11 2001 people in american cities were starting their days like any other. People were going to work, kids were going to school, and Sept 11th was shaping up to be like Sep 10th, and like the days before it. New York city was no different; and as the inhabitants bustled about in the streets, going about their daily lives, oblivious to the tragedy that would befall them, New Yorkers sitting in the top offices of the world trade center towers also had no idea what was about to happen....   [tags: government, security, terrorism] 1581 words
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Reflection on Professional Growth as a Educator - I’m struck by how far I’ve progressed professionally over the past seven years. I’m grateful to the students, parents, colleagues, professors, my professional learning network, authors, consultants and administrators who’ve contributed towards my development, thus making me a more effective educator. I look forward to continuing my professional growth, as I endeavor to prepare students successfully for the 21st Century challenges they’re certain to encounter. Learning & Professional Knowledge Through formal coursework (nine graduate credits) and numerous workshops, conferences, network meetings, etc., I have consistently added to my professional knowledge and learning....   [tags: Professional Progress, Career] 1488 words
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Analysis of a Hindu Reflection and Research - One of the best ways to gain an understanding of a religion is to immerse yourself into it. Through the interfaith visit, I was able to gain a glimpse of what it is like to immerse myself into another religion. For my interfaith visit, I was able to go to the Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Kansas City. Going into this trip, I really had no idea what to expect or what it was going to be like. The first impression I had from the outside of the building is that it was really nice and well designed....   [tags: religion, hindu temple, hinduism]
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Reflection on Home on the Range Class - ... Now that it has been used for that, it would be very difficult to revert it back to wild land with wild animals. Another, idea was to have more buffalo than cattle. Buffalo graze the land more evenly and, because they are less domesticated, they are leaner meat. When first hearing about this, I was definitely all for it. As I started thinking about it more, however, I decided that having as many buffalo as cattle would just cause the buffalo to become just as domesticated as the cattle. This would mean that they would probably end up overgrazing the land just as cattle do today....   [tags: history, class, buffalo, learn] 1165 words
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Reflection on Teamwork in the Work Culture - ... It is my opinion that we did not perform the necessary due diligence in selecting the members of our project team. Although the core of the project team were successful in working together, we placed an unnecessary burden on the team by allowing a team member to join who was not committed to the success of the group. If placed in a similar situation again, it would be my recommendation that a skills survey and a questionnaire containing availability and commitment assessment questions be utilized to determine if prospective members provide skill diversity and are willing to commit to the success of the group....   [tags: positive, negative experiences] 621 words
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The Phenomenon of Perception - The Phenomenon of Perception It’s impossible to decipher how other people view your image. It’s a hypothesis, an educated guess. Projected images can sometimes be misunderstood, viewed as negative, self-serving transparencies. In my experience a large segment of the population attempts to portray a false image of someone they are not, but someone they would like to emulate. Without a solid relationship with someone, it can be difficult to decide if their image is real or delusional. I have been conscious of self image since my youth....   [tags: Reflection] 890 words
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The Road to Success - Success is an event that accomplishes its intended purpose. Success can and does mean different things to different people. Most people agree that accomplishing the goals that they set for themselves is success. Mary’s idea of success is getting a good education, in a profession that interests her, and eventually landing a job in that profession. Mary started on her road to success by doing the best she could do while she was in high school. While her friends were out at parties and at the mall shopping, she stayed home and studied....   [tags: Reflection] 653 words
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