Conditions for Optimal Learning (Support (build an environment in which…
Conditions for Optimal Learning
actively participating in lessons/ moving beyond listening and actually "doing"
must recognize that there is something they need to learn before they can hope to learn it
pushing or being pushed to learn new skills or concepts
help them understand why the information we’re sharing is meaningful to them personally
"buy in" to learning the material or skills
build an environment in which students feel safe yet challenged, accepted yet pushed, valued as human beings
help students see why the information being taught is relevant and important to them personally
repetition that is necessary for learning, covering concepts again and again to make sure students understand.
being comfortable with repeating practice of certain skills
look for opportunities to connect teaching to the "real world"...outside of classrooms
students see connections between subjects and skills learned