Method of Academic Achievement: Social Cognitive Theory Applications Your Name Goes Here Institutional Affiliation Goes Here While it may not always seem to be the most interesting aspect for young learners, children should be directed and assisted to learn, in order to maximize his or her educational experience. It may seem beneficial to cater to the needs of the learner, and allow teaching to follow the child’s nature. It may seem that allowing the natural evolution of a child’s interest in a certain subject may then lead to increased interest and learning. It may seem so, but research indicates that students must be challenged by learning that is beyond their present level of awareness in order to maximize learning. Different theories...The end:
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