Presents case studies and examples from practitioners and examines the four major dimensions of advancing real learning: active learning, collaborative learning, learner-driven learning, learning about learning.
Chapter 9: Learning about Learning
Learning about Learning
It's a peculiar feature of life in classrooms and schools that there is not much talk about learning. Schools are sometimes called ‘seats of learning’ but can fail to live up to the title, instead appearing to operate as machines for teaching, with all the unintended effects this has. Is there much talk about learning in your school?
Yet with the information-rich and fast-moving world in which we live, learning about learning is an increasingly important capacity, which could be seen as every young person's entitlement in their education, with schools making this a ...