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What happens when we learn?

What Happens When We Learn?

Learning happens when we encounter something new that is just a little bit beyond what we already know. When this happens, new pathways form in the brain and new connections are made. These new connections are reinforced when we practise. We call this ‘purposeful practise’.

I'm in the pit again but i'm going to try and work out how to get out.
- Max
The important part is not going into the pit, but finding your way out.
- Bailey
If you don't go into the pit, you can't grow your brain.
- Sapphire
Child learning at Sticklepath school
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