Feuerstein: How can we meditate learning? (Mediation Strategies (3 Core…
Feuerstein: How can we meditate learning?
Any interaction in which An adult intends to convey a particular meaning or skill and encourages the child to transcend the meaning to some other thought or experience
Purpose of this is to increase child's cognitive capacity, draw attention to a specific meaning of a stimulus, and to use what was learned in the past to imagine the future.
Most children require mediation to learn.
Showing children the precise way to use a tool
Encouraging children to think about the context of a lesson or exhibit or its context
Asking children to explain something in their own words
Posing leading questions that guide children to think
3 Core Aspects of Meditation
Encourage children to ask questions and to find answers
Encourage children to find meaning and think analytically
Encourage children to transcend from this exhibit to other experiences
What is learning?
Changes how you think
Make new connections between experiences
Understand the role of ideas
Grasp the meaning of objects behavior
Change ideas that are imprecise or incorrect