26 Tips to Help Students Become Better Learners

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June 17, 2014
Here is a cool chart featuring some important tips to help your students be smart learners. You can use this chart in your class with your students as a motivator to boost their learning moral or as a checklist for assessing their learning habits. While some of these tips are straightforward such as tip 6, 9, 11, other tips are a bit generic (tip 23, 25,26). Overall, these suggested tips cover several skills students need to work on to be better learners. These skills include sensory-motor skills, communicational skills, emotional skills, inter and intrapersonal skills, and critical thinking skills. They also touch on key areas integral to effective learning including: introspection, creativity, confidence, imagination, networking, passion, sharp observation, experimentation among many others.

Here is a quick round-up of the tips featured in the graphic below:
  • Be accountable
  • Believe in yourself
  • Connect the dots
  • Deconstruct new skills
  • Engage with others
  • Focused practice
  • Get started
  • Hypothesize, test, adjust
  • Use your imagination
  • Find joy in learning
  • Personal knowledge management
  • Listen more
  • Make space
  • Build a network
  • Observe
  • Find a passion
  • Question assumptions
  • Rest
  • Use spaced repetition
  • Tinker with things
  • Unlearn and relearn
  • Be vulnerable
  • Be willing to fail
  • Exercise regularly
  • Yield
  • Zigzag
This chart is created by learnstreaming.com. Check out the full graphic from this page.