For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Connecting to Classroom Practices. In a one- to two-page journal entry, write a self-reflection. What is the relevance of this course to best practices in the classroom? In other words, how can an understanding of how children think improve your teaching skills, particularly in terms of differentiating student needs and abilities? Do you feel that you currently utilize an understanding of cognitive development in your own teaching? Your journal is an informal, reflective piece that does not require citations or APA format; however, if you choose to use resources, please cite them appropriately.