Welcome to Reflective Inquiry

“We have only to read a few pages of this book to sense the author’s respect for teachers and his desire to provide them with new ways of approaching their profession. Farrell, a former teacher of English as a second language (ESL), is now a widely read author and a respected teacher educator and professor of applied linguistics. Because his first career was in ESL, many examples are drawn from that field, but the issues and solutions he presents will resonate with teachers of other languages as well Ann Williams, Metropolitan State University of Denver: (read full review in Modern Language Journal)

I began reflecting over 38 years ago when I was a novice teacher in Ireland and I am still learning about reflective practice today. Here is a recent interview I gave in Japan (2014): http://www.livesofteachers.com/2015/02/24/an-interview-with-thomas-farrell/