Tagged: learning

Language Learning Strategies 0

Language Learning Strategies

A shift from teaching to learning Research on language learning strategies has been a result of the changes that occurred in language learning methodologies and approaches. Focus was no more on the teaching techniques...

Brain Plasticity 2

Brain Plasticity

How to take better advantage of brain plasticity? This is a two-minute video of author David Shenk explaining how our brain physically changes as we learn new things: How to push yourself beyond your...

Zone of Proximal Development 2

Zone of Proximal Development

Zone of Proximal Development Zone of Proximal Development (abbreviated ZPD)  is a concept that was introduced by the seminal psychologist Lev Vygotsky. It refers to the difference between what a learner can do without...

Constuctivism 0

Constuctivism

Constructivism Constructivism is a learning theory which sees learning as a process in which the learner actively constructs or builds new ideas or concepts based upon current and past knowledge or experience. During Childhood,...

Behaviorism 3

Behaviorism

A Description of Behaviorism Behaviorism is a learning theory which considers anything an organism do as a behavior. According to the behaviorist, these behaviors can be scientifically studied regardless of what happens in the...

Learning and Learning Theories 0

Learning and Learning Theories

What is learning? Learning can be commonly defined as the act, process, or experience of gaining knowledge or skill. In psychology and education, learning refers to a process that brings together cognitive, emotional, and environmental...

Teaching and learning 2

How we teach and how they learn?

How to learn? From the generation when information was in the teacher’s head and today’s generation where a Tsunami of  information is  available, a long path has been  taken…From the time when information was...

Practice, Autonomy and Differentiated Instruction 0

Practice, Autonomy and Differentiated Instruction

Practice Practice makes progress. But without an instructor to coach a learner how to practice and guide her/him towards excellence in his learning, nothing can be achieved. Being a skillful coach counts a lot...

Difficult Classes 1

Difficult Classes

Difficult Classes Have you ever had a difficult class? How was it? What makes a class difficult ? How do you define it? Well here are some of the answers you may come up...