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Chapter 12: After Action Reviews
Following these marvelous stories from teachers who are pioneers of 21st century teaching and learning, what more is left to do? We should once again ask how we can use our results. For this let us turn to the world of military operations and business.
Following the Vietnam War, there were those in the military leadership who felt we needed to examine the practices and procedures we followed in combat. The U.S. Army developed a process known as an AAR.
An AAR is a three-step reflective process that provides any organization with a planning and reflection framework for all significant undertakings. It includes the following questions asked immediately following a planned operation:
- What was supposed to happen?
- What did ...