Unfortunately, we weren’t really taught how to learn in school. We were given homework, tasks and exercises to do. However, very rarely we were shown strategies to implement absorbing the knowledge, questioning it, reflecting back on learning, and arranging the information in a way to retain better.
learning how to learn
Unfortunately, we weren’t taught how to learn at school. We were given homework, assignments, tests, and the like, without ever using our brain to think about what the best approach is to tackle. I’m not talking about having the skills to take on the knowledge. I’m talking about knowing the ‘how’ to tackle the work. It is assumed that students will know the how. But traditional methods just don’t work.