Learn about options for various learning environments which can help students be successful.
- When we think of a learning environment, … many of us think of what we grew up with, … a desk, a chair, some textbooks, silence for concentration, … but every environment can be a learning environment. … Learning is not confined … to a specific time or place. … As a parent, I had to let go of that traditional picture … of what learning should look like … and work with my children … to figure out what structure works best for them. … Some kids, and even some activities … might need that traditional structure. … But for most children sitting still in a chair, at a desk, … for a long time, is really hard. … And if they're devoting all of their energy … and focus to sitting still … there isn't anything leftover for learning … plus changing the environment up … reinforces the idea that we can be constantly learning … no matter where we are. … Reading is a great subject to experiment with. … Where would you like to read today? … Would you like to read in bed, on the couch, … outside in a tree, in a hammock? …
Skill Level Beginner
Become a Portrait Pro: Family and Kidswith Chris Orwig54m 29s Intermediate
1. Home Learning Basics
2. Being a Teacher and Advocate for Your Child
3. Learning Tools
4. Tools by Subject Area
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