Diary writing does require a certain discipline in taking the time to do it on a regular basis.
Here are some suggestions for areas to focus on to help you start your diary.
Nurses who maintain an expectation of gratitude will likely experience many disappointments in life as well as in their nursing careers.
For some individuals, those disappointments strongly influence their decision to avoid involvement without a guarantee of compensation, reward, or recognition.
So, in this season of giving and beyond, think about the gifts you can give to others as a nurse, and let the spirit move you.
By collecting information about what goes on in our classroom, and by analysing and evaluating this information, we identify and explore our own practices and underlying beliefs.We may only notice reactions of the louder students.Reflective teaching therefore implies a more systematic process of collecting, recording and analysing our thoughts and observations, as well as those of our students, and then going on to making changes. In many cultures and religious traditions, December is a time for the gathering of friends and families, festivities, celebrations, gift-giving, and contributions to charitable causes.My mother always taught me that it's better to give than to receive.Video or audio recordings of lessons can provide very useful information for reflection.You may do things in class you are not aware of or there may be things happening in the class that as the teacher you do not normally see.And that is what professional development is all about.Thank you Julie for such a enlightened view on how to reflect and eventually improve our classes. I try to see if they're auditory, visual, kinesthetic and I try to plan accordingly.None of these benevolent actions necessarily comes with a hard-and-fast promise that a favor will be returned, that the effort will be acknowledged, or that a material reward will be offered.It may seem unfair, but not everyone will be grateful for the gifts we give.