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learn

verb acquire knowledge, analyze, become knowledgeable, comprehend, concentrate on, edify, enlighten, experience, gain erudition, gain information, gain knowledge, pursue knowledge, study, understand
See also: apprehend, detect, discover, find, gain, perceive, realize, study, understand
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And there are obvious reasons why the emphasis on learning to learn should be increased.
This increased human contact allows the dogs to learn how to interact with, and behave appropriately, around many different people, as well as other dogs that are being worked with by the students.
The instructor imparts why the students need to learn the material, how they will be able to transfer the material, and how they will show learning as a result of the instruction.
She is open to learning from her mistakes and persisting in the face of adversity: "When you have a bad experience, you learn more for the next time.
Socialization in our families and schools results in our learning how to learn with a particular bias (in the same manner that it is rare for a person's four brain quadrants to develop equally).
BRAINARD: Grades K-5, a Lake View Terrace LEARN school with 60 open seats.
In the study, rats exposed to lead experienced changes in their brainwaves, slowing their ability to learn.
Uden, McGuinness, and Alderson stated, "There is convincing evidence that people who take the initiative in learning, learn more things and learn better than do people who sit at the feet of teachers waiting to be taught.
If challenged too far beyond, people have a tendency to give up; if not challenged enough, they become bored and learn little.
Other classic works in the field have also been reconceptualized and updated to reflect the most current understandings of how people learn.
School leaders are again looking at business (as businesses are turning to models based on quality, not mass production); the leaders are blending those ideas about quality with what they know about how children learn and what the primary focus of our educational system should be.
Compensatory strategies do not change what is to be learned, nor do they decrease the student's need to learn it.