Learning principles

Our definition of learning

Learning is a lifelong process in which learners engage with and reflect upon information and experiences to construct new understandings, develop and apply capabilities, and cultivate habits of mind. We know that in order for learning to take place, we must feel safe and challenged.

Learning principles guide our educational practice. While listed separately, they are interconnected and have an effect on each other during the learning process. Since they are based on evolving research, we review them regularly.

Research informs us that learning is most effective when:
Learning principles