Employers ask employees to self-evaluate and record self-improvement strategies. Teacher evaluations usually require the teacher to react to the observations and record the concepts alongside the administrator's view. Unfortunately, an administrator only sees a limited view of what happens daily, making the teacher's perspective useful.
So many events happen in the classroom that often the finite details are forgotten, due to so many demands on a teacher. As is noted at http://www.education.umd.edu/teacher_education/sthandbook/reflection.html, Becoming a Reflective Practitioner, "Data Collection/Action Research: Consider a problem area such as student motivation that concerns you. Intentionally design a procedure for collecting ...
Administrator and teacher evaluations are discussed.