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Elementary Library: Reflection

Step 7

The process of reflecting on learning growth and goal setting is a process that is not just reserved for the end of an inquiry but is an essential component of the whole inquiry process. 

Self-Reflection Questions

These self-reflection questions will help use use higher-order thinking skills when reflecting on your work.

  • Now that it’s over, what are my first thoughts about this overall project? Are they mostly positive or negative?

  • If positive, what comes to mind specifically? Negative?

  • What were some of the most interesting discoveries I made while working on this project? About the problem? About myself? About others?

  • What were some of my most challenging moments and what made them so?

  • What were some of my most powerful learning moments and what made them so?

  • What is the most important thing I learned personally?

  • What most got in the way of my progress, if anything?

  • How well did I and my team communicate overall?

  • When did my collaborative communications fall short of the group’s expectations, if ever?

  • What were some things my teammates did that helped me to learn or overcome obstacles?

  • How did I help others during this process? How do I feel I may have hindered others?

  • What did I learn were my greatest strengths? My biggest areas for improvement?

  • What would I do differently if I were to approach the same problem again?

  • What moments was I most proud of my efforts?

  • What could I do differently from a personal standpoint the next time I work with the same group or a different one?

  • What’s the one thing about myself above all others I would like to work to improve?

  • How can I better support and encourage my teammates on future projects?

  • How will I use what I’ve learned in the future?

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