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Applying Self-Determination Theory to learning

Applying Self-Determination Theory to learning

Self-Determination Theory is a technique that encourages students to become motivated.   Applying Self-Determination theory to learning will allow students to engage with the different elements of motivation techniques to improve their work.   In order to know how you learn, it is important to be aware of the three innate psychological needs:   1.…

Using mindfulness to cope with stress

Using mindfulness to cope with stress

Mindfulness is a technique which is beneficial for stress relief, cognition and wellbeing, to name few.   It is useful for managing stress, by altering awareness and state of mind.   Here are some ways how using mindfulness can help to cope with stress:   Identify the source: Find the cause of the stress, it…

How can we implement revision strategies for students?

How can we implement revision strategies for students?

Everyone studies in different ways, which is why there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to revision strategies.   It is important for students to find their own learning style ahead of exams so they know how to effectively revise.   Here are some ways students can prepare revision for their exams:     Start…

The Four Stages of Cognitive Development

The Four Stages of Cognitive Development

Jean Piaget identified the Four Stages of Cognitive Development in children in 1936.   He was the first researcher who conducted a systematic study into cognitive development. Piaget suggests that intelligence isn’t fixed,  and so children can’t be provided with information all at one time. Instead, they must learn in stages.   The four stages…

Applying Kolb’s Experimental Learning Cycle

Applying Kolb’s Experimental Learning Cycle

Learning theorist, David Kolb, founded the Experimental Learning Cycle (1984).   It is a four-step cycle model where the learner experiences different learning styles: doing, observing, thinking and planning.   Applying Kolb’s Experimental Learning Cycle means that the learner goes through each step of the process in order to learn effectively.     “Learning is…

The Four Phases of Competence

The Four Phases of Competence

The Four Phases of Competence, also known as the Four Phases of Learning is a learning model detailing the learning experience before it begins.   At this stage, the learner doesn’t realise what they know or how much they know. As they begin learning, they go through four psychological phases until they reach the last stage,…

The importance of Social Learning Theory

The importance of Social Learning Theory

Social Learning Theory was founded by Albert Bandura (1977), which is the idea that people learn from each other.   This is done through ‘imitation, observation and modelling.’ The importance of social learning theory is analysed by Bandura, looking at how children learn from watching those around them.   Imitation, observation and modelling Bandura found…

Why Grit theory is important for success

Why Grit theory is important for success

Psychologist Angela Duckworth founded Grit theory, a study looking into why some people are successful and others fail. Duckworth investigates why Grit theory is important for success by ruling out the common stereotypes of achievement.   She discovered that success isn’t determined by the capacity to learn quickly and easily, good luck, IQ scores and physical…

Theory of multiple intelligences

Theory of multiple intelligences

Intelligence is understood as a cognitive process, involving understanding how we retain knowledge.   There is no one-size-fits-all with learning, which is why theorist Howard Gardner came up with the ‘Theory of Multiple Intelligences.’   Gardner suggests that there are multiple methods of teaching information, which may have to be presented in different ways for…

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