Essay on Victorian Essentials Learning Standards
LESSON 1: WRITING.
Lesson 1 is a writing lesson. It is …show more content…
This experience has opened my eyes to the fact it is very possible for learners to enjoy a lesson and still learn nothing from it, more so if the lesson is interactive. This is easily so if the lesson is not well planned and objectives set are not elaborate or clear. Interactive learning is necessarily in need of a teacher’s guidance to ensure learners are able to benefit from the experience. They could as easily have fun and miss learning, or discover things that they may not be able to appreciate value (Cox et al, 2003; p.30).
Learners learn best when allowed freedom to conceptualize learning under supervision. The goal here is to point them in a direction and let them have fun appreciating what they can do using the power of their imagination. Creative writing allows them to freely express themselves with abandon (Jonassen et al, 1998; p.9-11). It is even more fun when they can use illustrations along with their writing as well. Young learners’ best express themselves in drawing, this helps them develop their motor and cognitive skills respectively, their affective skills not being left out as well.
The learners’ independence was mesmerizing. It was as if they were set on a trajectory and there was no stopping