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Reflective Practices and Teachers’ Performance in Southwest District, Cagayan de Oro City: Basis for School Strategic Plan

Volume: 144  ,  Issue: 1 , March    Published Date: 10 March 2024
Publisher Name: IJRP
Views: 139  ,  Download: 42 , Pages: 344 - 352    
DOI: 10.47119/IJRP1001441320246179

Authors

# Author Name
1 Jaysa Mingo- Maaño

Abstract

  Reflective practice is a systematic process and  inquiry into ones teaching. It develops teachers ability to understand how students best learn and the best ways teachers teach. Teachers who are reflective will be more confident that he can deliver best the teaching-instruction and ways to teach inside the classroom. To be more reflective this studywas conducted to determine the level of reflective practices and performance among public elementary school teachers in Southwest I District, Division of Cagayan de Oro City, School Year 2021-2022. Specifically, this study sought to: 1) find the level of teachers perceived reflective practices 2) find the performance level of the teacher as shown in their IPCRF 3) determine the relationship between the teachers perceived reflective practices and their performance and 4) come up with a school strategic plan on reflective practices based on the findings of the study. There were two hundred sixty-six (266)respondents in the study. It made use of the descriptive survey method of research. The instrument used in collecting the pertinent data was adapted from Tantiado (2018) on her study titled “Personal Growth and Professional Development Through Reflective Practices” . Descriptive statistics such as mean, frequency, percentage, and standard deviation were used to describe the variables in the study. Moreover, PearsonProduct Moment Correlation (r) was used to determine the significant relationship between the teachers perceived reflective practices and their performance. The findings of the study revealed that teachers level of perceivedreflective practices on mentoring, critical reflection, diary / journal, lesson (video) recording, portfolio organizing and students feedback is high described as most of the time. Further, the performance level of teachers as shown in their IPCRF is outstanding. Moreover, there is significant relationship between teachers perceived reflective practices and their performance. Thus, reflective practices help teachers maximize teaching learning process. Based on the findings, it is recommended that school administrators should conduct seminar- workshops on reflective practices to encourage teachers to utilize video lesson recording and to be more open to using such practices.