- Learning occurs when teachers create safe, active and collaborative environments (in a classroom or the workplace), as well as employ a variety of learning activities to engage learners of all types.
- Effective teachers love their subject, their students, and are always reflecting and striving to become better.
- In the process of learning, taking time to reflect on what you are studying is critical to improving. In fact, a study revealed that we need to spend about 50% of our learning time reflecting upon and evaluating the information we have gathered.
A Recap of "Understanding How We Learn"
Monday, August 25, 2014on
By Courtney Sendall, Communications Coordinator Last week’s Sunrise Scrambler had attendees on their feet and tapping into their artistic side as Steve Dunn, Associate Dean of the School of Education at Newman University, presented “Understanding How We Learn.” Steve used several activities to demonstrate different learning styles, and we have summarized his main points below.