Reflection, for both students and adults alike, is an important key to growth. Careful thought and consideration helps us to move forward in directions that set us up to meet our goals and find success.
Many of my blog posts have been about Digital Portfolios. These provide authentic opportunities for our students to reflect upon their work (in different digital ways) throughout the school year. We wanted to take these reflections to a new level and also address DuJardin's School Improvement Goal of fostering a Growth Mindset for our students.
I came across this FANTASTIC article with some really powerful reflection questions to pose for our students. In my opinion, these push our kids beyond the traditional "I'm Proud of my work because..." kinds of prompts. They elicit honest feedback and critical thinking!
My personal favorites are...
These have proved to be really thought provoking and meaningful with students in all grade levels!
Check the Inspiration HERE!