Enhance Reflective Practice: Strategies to Elevate P-12 Teaching with Feedback

A webinar featuring Dr. Debra Lively from Saginaw Valley State University

Hear from Dr. Debra Lively, Department Chair & Professor of Teacher Education, Saginaw Valley State University, about the type of feedback that encourages P-12 teachers to think reflectively about their performance. Reflective practice, which incorporates critical self-assessment, analysis, and learning from experiences, is a valuable approach to evaluate teacher performance (Zeichner, K. Liston, D, 2014). Explore ways to provide feedback that deepens P-12 teachers’ reflective practice.  

In this recorded webinar, you’ll learn how to:

  • Understand the importance of “Reflective Practice.” 
  • Understand how to use GoReact as a tool to assess, analyze, and help teachers learn from their experiences to strengthen their reflective practices.  
  • Explore feedback strategies to help strengthen a P-12 teacher’s reflective practice.

Debra Lively, Ph.D.

Dr. Lively is a Professor and Department Chair of the Teacher Education Program at Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, Michigan. Her areas of expertise include early childhood and special education. She received her undergraduate degree in Deaf- Blind Education at Michigan State University (MSU). She later earned a Master’s Degree in Elementary Classroom Teaching with additional hours in Educational Administration and Deaf Education. She subsequently received a Ph.D. in Special Education with a cognate in Educational Administration from MSU. Before becoming employed by Saginaw Valley State University, Dr. Lively spent 29 years in public education.