Pedagogical Approach To Student Learning

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Over the years of my teaching, I understand the need to encourage more student participation and engagement in my class and to enhance student’s ability to think about learning effectively. That is how they learn and what they learn. I find most students are fully dependent on me and never want to try things out by themselves. Several students are not aware of how they can learn effectively and cannot identify what works best for them. I feel that this issue could have an impact on the learner’s ability to think critically as a lifelong learner. Therefore, I need to establish practical pedagogical approaches that could facilitate transformation in student learning. I expect more student’s involvement in my classes and to improve student’s…show more content…
These can be achieved through co-operative learning techniques, Professional development, Pupil voice (McIntyre et al., 2005), and Assessment for Learning (Black et al., 2004) which talks about learning intentions and success criteria (Hattie, 2008). Learning to Learn
Learning to Learn is a common pedagogical concept in schools (Wall, 2012). These pedagogical techniques have been discovered in order to improve student learning by improving teaching methods (Haggis, 2009). Learning to Learn is concerned with the processes of learning. Its definition has changed over the years. Higgins et al. (2007, p.13) define L2L as: a process of discovery about learning. It involves a set of principles and skills which, if understood and used, help learners learn more effectively and so become learners for life. At its heart is the belief that learning is
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Students may see project works as “busy work” if they do not understand the purpose of the task. Additionally, for students to know why they are doing an assignment or project helps them draw connections from classroom learning to its practical application in the real world. According to Hattie (2008) success criteria can help the student as well as the teacher in determining how well the student is doing and

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