How are reflections used in real life?
A microscope uses a mirror to reflect light to the specimen under the microscope. An astronomical reflecting telescope uses a large parabolic mirror to gather dim light from distant stars. A plane mirror is used to reflect the image to the eyepiece. Parabolic mirrors are used in torches and car headlamps as reflectors.
What is Dewey’s model of reflection?
Dewey and How We Think. Dewey defined reflective thought as ‘active, persistent, and careful consideration of any belief or supposed form of knowledge in the light of the grounds that support it and the further conclusions to which it tends’ (Dewey 1933: 118).
What is Dewey’s theory?
Dewey believed that human beings learn through a ‘hands-on’ approach. This places Dewey in the educational philosophy of pragmatism. Pragmatists believe that reality must be experienced. From Dewey’s educational point of view, this means that students must interact with their environment in order to adapt and learn.
What is a reflection in education?
Reflection is a systematic reviewing process for all teachers which allows you to make links from one experience to the next, making sure your students make maximum progress. Ultimately, reflection makes sure all students learn more effectively as learning can be tailored to them.