Characteristics of Learning

The Characterisitcs of Efffective Learning

The ways in which children engage with other people and their environment - playing and exploring, active learning, and creating and thinking critically - underpin learning and development across all areas and support the child to remain an effective and motivated learner.

Playing and exploring-engagement

Finding out and exploring
Playing with what they know
Being willing to 'have a go' 

Active learning -motivation

Being involved and concentrating
Keep trying
Enjoying and achieving what they set out to do

Creating and thinking critically -thinking

Having their own ideas
Making links
Choosing ways to do things