What Makes Learning Enjoyable–In Children?

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A blog post that had been looked into titled “Creative by Nature–the Joy of Learning” written by Christopher Chase, discusses ways that children find learning enjoyable. An important detail is that children are natural born learners. They are curious, sociable, skillful, joyful, compassionate, and creative by nature. Children’s minds are open, flexible, and their hearts are trusting and generous. They come into the world with brains designed to learn from their local environment, to interact skillfully with the people and objects that surround them. What does this look like in translation toward enjoyment? Children find enjoyment through experimenting with new things and investigating whatever interest them. They learn best when learning is playful, social, interesting, and self-directed. Children also learn languages and gain new skills easily, as long as they are respected, assisted when needed, and encouraged to enjoy the learning process. All of these things are the building blocks for a child working their way up to adolescence. Without all of these factors taking place, would result in the possibility of a child slipping through the cracks all throughout education. It is definitely a need-to-know what a child finds enjoyable with learning so they can have a future worth striving for and most desired.

Learning is something that all of us face in our day-to-day lives. It is throughout education, household tasks, work, and even the fact of learning more about ourselves as we progress throughout our lives. But, learning is more in depth than that. Learning is something that is not only challenging, but can be extremely to someone who has worked diligently on a subject that had been strived toward excellence. A subject such as mathematics, is very challenging but positively rewarding once the concept is fully grasped. With that being said, moments like these make make us push further and continue down the path of learning additional material. So, what makes us strive for more? What makes learning enjoyable? It all starts somewhere and the early years of learning, starts as a child.

To conclude, learning is something we all face in our day-to-day lives. It is throughout education, household tasks, work, and even the fact of learning more about ourselves as we progress throughout our lives. As mentioned, it all starts somewhere. That somewhere is a child. But, how do children grow their learning into adolescence? Adolescents are another big ball-of-wax. As with children, adolescents have their own definitions of enjoyable learning. So, how does the enjoyment of learning differ from children to adolescents? There is an entirely different spectrum to delve into. The curiosity awaits…

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