Students Learn From People They Love


Great article from NYT about "putting relationship quality at the center of education"


  • Emotions assign value to things and tell you what to pay attention to, care about and remember
  • Information is plentiful, but motivation is scarce
  • Children learn from people they love, and love in this context means willing the good of another, and offering active care for the whole person
  • face-to-face lessons with a tutor (versus over a video clip) where your social brain is activated through direct eye contact helps you learn much faster
  • In good times and bad, good teachers and good students co-regulate each other

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  • almost 4 years ago by vince