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Reflective level of teaching By naveen Sakh
Reflective level of teachin This level is also known as introspective level. Reflecting on something means giving careful thought to something over a period of time. It also means thinking deeply about something.Reflective level of teaching is considered to be the highest level at which teaching is carried out.It is highly thoughtful and useful.A student can attain this level only after going through memory level and understanding level.Teaching at the reflective level enables the students to solve the real problems of life.At this level, the student is made to face a real problematic situation. The student by understanding the situation and using his critical abilities succeeds in solving the problem.At this level emphasis is laid on identifying the problem, defining it and finding a solution to it. The student's original thinking and creative-abilities develop at this level.The role of the teacher in this level of teaching is democratic. He does not force knowledge on the students but develops in their talents and capabilities.The role of the students is quite active.reflective level of teaching is that which is problem-centered and the student is busy in original imagination.
Merits of reflective level teaching . The teaching at this level is not teacher-centered or subject-centered, it is leaner-centered There is an interaction between the teacher and the taught at the reflective level teaching. At this level, teaching is appropriate for the higher class. At this level, teaching is highly thoughtful and useful than the teaching at the memory or understanding level
Demerits of reflective level teaching not suitable for small children at the lower level of teaching. It is suitable only for mentally matured children At this level, the study material is neither organized nor pre-planned. Therefore students cannot acquire systematic and organized knowledge of their study courses.