Characteristics of Effective Learning – how children learn with their hands, hearts and minds

There are 3 characteristics of effective learning which help us to understand how children learn

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Playing and exploring – We observe how children use their hands (and other bits of their bodies) to play and explore 

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Active learning – We observe how children use their heart to want to learn 

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Creating and thinking critically – We observe how children are using their heads to really think.

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