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What? So what? Now what? is a reflective process strategy that encourages continuous reflection and provides a simple framework for reflecting on any task or experience.
To implement the strategy, provide students with a basic framework for reflection after a task or experience. It is helpful to use a guided notes or graphic organizer page to start that includes the following considerations and example questions:
What? (a clear, objective description of what just happened)
So what? (a more in-depth analysis of what just happened)
Now what? (the proposed actions or next steps)
The ultimate goal is to turn the reflection framework into a routine process. Consider using the framework in individual reflections as well as group discussions, exit tickets, or restorative practices.
Read more about this reflective process at johndabell.com
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