Building Learning Power is about creating a culture in classrooms and in the school more widely that systematically cultivates habits and attitudes that enable young people to become better learners; face difficulty and uncertainty calmly, confidently and creatively.
How does Building Learning Power work at Montpelier Primary School?
It is based on a coherent picture of what it takes to be a good learner
Capitalises on previous learning-to-learn ideas
Grows a student’s learning character and habits
Develops the appetite and ability to learn in different ways
Transforms the culture of the classroom and the climate of the school
Shifts responsibility for learning to learn from the teacher to the learner
Engages teachers and students creatively as researchers in learning
Gives schools the opportunity to track students’ learning development
What effect will developing students learning behaviours have?