They give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and experience. They are able to assess and understand their strengths and limitations in order to support their learning and personal development.

reflective - deeply or seriously thoughtful; "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man";
contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, ruminative, brooding, broody
thoughtful - exhibiting or characterized by careful thought; "a thoughtful paper"

reflective - capable of physically reflecting light or sound; "a reflective surface"
nonreflecting, nonreflective - not capable of physical reflection

reflective - devoted to matters of the mind; "the reflective type"
intellectual - appealing to or using the intellect; "satire is an intellectual weapon"; "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor"; "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people"; "coldly intellectual"; "sort of the intellectual type"; "intellectual literature"
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adjective thoughtful, contemplative, meditative, pensive, reasoning, pondering, deliberative, ruminative, cogitating Mike is a quiet, reflective man.
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