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Reflective thoughts of language teachers for professional enhancement

Author Affiliations

  • 1Bulacan State University, Philippines

Res. J. Language and Literature Sci., Volume 5, Issue (4), Pages 10-12, October,19 (2018)

Abstract

The ability to do reflection is drawing global attention because it helps language teachers understand themselves better by engaging in a meaningful reflective thinking. Successful planning is a product of meaningful reflections. This study aimed to explore and discuss the essence of reflective teaching in the views of educators who have defined and illustrated the approach. This research employed content analysis of the references cited by the researcher. The researcher considered his experiences and reflections while he connected these to the reflective thoughts of the literature cited. At the end, advantages and perks of engaging in reflections were offered and highlighted. It was also concluded that through this approach, language teachers are placed in the process of professional development.

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