The Importance Of Conceptual Learning

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Learning is for use not only in school but in real life. The focal point of all pedagogical theories and methodologies is always the learner. The involvement of the learner in the process of learning is very important. It should be through active participation facilitated by the teacher either inside or outside the class room. The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. ( Herbert Spencer).I believe that learning is not only acquiring knowledge , understanding things , thinking about that , questioning it , discussing it and adding new learning on it and able to apply it in their daily life . Learning should be like a walker to a child to his world of knowing to the world of unknowing. The child learns through making his or her…show more content…
A Learner can learn in a particular way or in a combination of ways. Learning should help a child to ask more questions to improve and develop critical thinking. It creates a sense of curiosity and equipping children to become critical thinkers. Every child has unique learning and psychological profile (Garnett, 2005:41). People learn in different ways, but actual learning takes place when they understand it in depth. Conceptual learning only helps them in their life. Howard Gardner’s theory hypothesizes that human competence consists of eight forms of intelligence. Developments in neuroscience and cognitive psychology have presented new ways of thinking about the brain. Brain based learning is motivated by the belief that learning can be accelerated and improved if educators base their teaching practices on how the brain process learning. Everyone has their own way of learning, one style doesn’t fit for all! David Kolb’s latest research, version4 .0 shows 9 types of learning…show more content…
In a regular classroom activity, they collect information about how students learn, what they know, what is working and what is not, and it helps a teacher to take decisions about teaching and learning process. Reflection on student accomplishments offers instructors insights on the effectiveness of their teaching strategies. By systematically gathering, analysing and interpreting evidence we can determine how well the student learning matching the outcomes for a lesson, unit or course. The knowledge from student feedback indicates the instructor that how to improve instruction, where to strengthen
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