Dimensions: Innovative Ways of Learning
Jan 13, 2011 Learning Methodology 3243 Views
When it comes to innovative and scientific ways of teaching and learning, that one name which stands out from the rest is that of Dimensions. They widely believe to adhere to a three-fold principle while designing primary curriculum. Both academician and non-academician alike appreciate their principle of investigation of every single aspect, giving adequate attention in observing every detail and subsequent application of those steps, which hold merit in them. It is not restricted to these three principles why a growing number people have found immense benefit from them. They are also acclaimed worldwide for giving adequate importance to certain other aspects of greater significance such as proper planning, better teaching methodologies and making accurate assessment.
Most people who take their services have also realized one interesting phenomenon. It comprises of attaining four dimensions that are very significant for a child's growth. They are namely, attitude toward learning, attention/persistence, and strategy/flexibility and competence motivation. They are known for their creative curriculum, which plays a significant role in enhancing schooling experience of most children. The children are largely benefitted from getting a better understanding and importance of subjects. This in turn helps them in developing requisite creative and social skills.
The modern day competitive nature of education compels these children to learn a wide range of subjects. Proper and adequate in-depth knowledge can not only increase their chances of fetching best paid jobs, it also makes them wiser which helps them in making decisions in numerous circumstances. It in this respect, creative curriculum helps them molding into intelligent and well-rounded students.
Creative learning has evolved as a perfect answer to see an all round development in a student. There are many unique features of this learning process. For instance, here subjects aren't taught just with help of books. This process takes aid of various types of activities that can give necessary experience, which a student might find useful in real life. Similarly, there is no strict cut out set of routine, which a student must follow. Instead, he/she has discretion of choosing his/her favorite subject. Help is taken from an all together different arena where stories are told from which there is always something for a listener to learn.
To make the learning process less tedious and add a bit of excitement and entertainment, solving puzzles or block building exercises are regularly held. Importance is also given for development of various mental faculties. Often, activities that can ensure proper physical movements and development of skills are also undertaken from time to time.
There are few areas, which aren't normally given adequate importance under conventional type of learning process. For instance, there is special preaching on crucial aspects of life such as, eating manners, procedure to be followed while keeping things properly, etc. Under this non-conventional type of learning, a student always gets ample chances to improvise and modify certain actions of his/her that can actually yield better results