“Only later would I begin to consider how curious it was that such unavoidable educational fixtures as final exams seemed almost custom-built to promote harmful study strategies. This discrepancy was, in fact, evidence of a collision point between two distinct functions of school: the promotion of learning and the standardization of education.”
Have you been making notes that you can revisit in a week or two in order to support your retention of your learnings and insights? Have you revisited your responses to previous reflection questions? If not…here’s an invitation to take some time to do so!
Do you have someone you’re sharing this learning journey with who you can practice recalling and teaching the information to? Or a practice of keeping a journal where you can record how your facilitation and self-direction practices evolve over time, ideally with clear moments for looking back on where you’ve been, so you can appreciate how you’ve grown? Again, here’s your invitation to get yourself set up!