Reflection requires time and space to pause and think, and it is in those reflective moments that we may notice something or have an insight that can lead to broader, systemic change. If our environments prioritize immediate problem-solving without making room for reflection, we can miss these insights. This article describes research from Harvard Business School on the behavior of nurses in hospitals that has parallels to schools and the demands placed on teachers.
When problem-solving is a problem
By: Harvard Gazette
Educator-prep | K-12 educators
Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.
By: John Templeton Foundation
Designed for engagement
Seven practices for active listening
By: Greater Good Science Center
A framework for ethical decision-making
By: Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University
Critical reflection in practice
By: Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority