Good Learning Behaviours
A List of Good Learning Behaviours
- Checks personal comprehension for instruction and material. Requests further information if needed. Tells the teacher what they don’t understand
- Seeks reasons for aspects of the work at hand.
- Plans a general strategy before starting.
- Anticipates and predicts possible outcomes.
- Does not stay stuck, but pro-actively seeks to sort out what to do.
- Checks teacher’s work for errors; offers corrections.
- Offers or seeks links between:
- Different activities and ideas
- Different topics or subjects
- Schoolwork and personal life
- Searches for weaknesses in their own understandings; checks the consistency of their explanations across different situations.
- Suggests new activities and alternative procedures.
- Challenges the text or an answer the teacher sanctions as correct.
- Offers ideas, new insights and alternative explanations.
- Justifies opinions.
- Reacts and refers to comments of other students.