“We do not learn from experience, we learn from reflecting on experience.” -John Dewey
The highest level of thought process is meta-cognition. Thinking about the self. In stories, evil characters are frequently meet their downfall due to their hubris. Their inflated sense of self-importance with little time taken to reflect upon themselves in a constructive and healthy manner is what leads to their ultimate demise. A True Giant is able to be reflective and self-aware. This encompasses the actions within the daily rigor of the classroom, to the behaviors in the hallways and in the community.