Essentials of Learning
Dr Gowher Yusuf
Hal 3rd stage, Bengaluru Feb 9, 2017
Motivation to learn can be provided by a nurturing, stimulating and inspiring home and school environment.
o The feeling of joy in learning has to be inculcated at a very young age. Children should be engaged in creative and enjoyable learning pursuits.
o Parents and teachers should identify the fields of interest of the children and encourage them accordingly. Mastery in their field of interest will build their confidence and will have a spill over positive impact on their academic performance.
o A balanced diet, age appropriate physical activities, adequate sleep are essential tools for children to excel in their learning process.
o Teach children stress management techniques, effective study strategies, soft skills etc.
o They should not be put under any form of pressure to perform
o Parents and caregivers should offer children their unconditional love and support.