Every so often you run across something that hits you squarely between the eyes. Peter Pappas’ work on using student reflection as part of teaching and learning is one such model.His four part blog post, A Taxonomy of Reflection shows how we can use student reflections to stimulate critical and higher order thinking skills. Where he really moves out of the box is in the sections for teachers and principals. He encourages us to use this same sort of taxonomy to look at our own work. I will be reading this and re-reading this to keep my energy up as we head into the last trimester of the year.