Self-directed learning becomes effective through learning strategies.
Teaching learning strategies also has a positive effect on learning success.
Knowledge of learning methodological competence is important.
Attitude is reflected in the positive attitude towards learning itself.
Attitude also includes the will to concentrate for self-motivation.
Efficient learning through properly timed breaks.
Primary strategies and attitudes that can be taught to students:
Info-absorption: acquisition + absorption of knowledge and content: Library, book, internet.
Info-processing: processing and storing knowledge + content: Learning posters.
Create, extract info from texts.
Info-application: Application of knowledge + content: Sample test items, dealing with errors, transfer strategies.
Organisation of learning: facilitating homework, oral homework, planning preparation for class tests, exams.
Control of learning: How self-control? With a partner in a group, with maths tasks, finding mistakes.
Concentration: Why important? How to improve: Exercises.
(Self)motivation: Why? , self-control-how?
Organisation within the school as a community project:
Learning to learn modules spread over the school year.
Learning to learn modules are the same in all grades, the contents change in the different school years.
Implementation in focus weeks.
Repetition in class whenever there is an opportunity.
Teaching didactics in learning-to-learn lessons at the secondary school:.
Introduction, motivation: awareness-raising phase.
Goal setting + development: phase of offering new learning strategies.
Securing + transfer: phase of practising the new learning strategy.
Evaluation: phase of application and review.