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ERIC Number: EJ1011402
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1175-9232
Looking at Reflection within a Community of Practice of RTLBs
Soljan, Ivanka; Stanghan, Yvonne; Henry, Anna
Kairaranga, v14 n1 p11-15 2013
The term "reflection" is defined as a contemplation of one's teaching craft with the view to improving it (Edwards & Thomas, 2010). Reflection is supported by a number of theories and is considered a key component of RTLB work. A community of practice (CoP), when used as a space for reflection, provides the potential for multiple and critical lenses to examine practice and enables a deeper, clearer understanding of casework. This article discusses some of the theory relating to reflection, positions reflection within a community of practice, and illustrates how it can be applied in the RTLB context. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand