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Accomodating ideas

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He was, for a few months, a schoolteacher and from 1837 to 1841 a railway civil engineer.In 1842 he contributed some letters (republished later as a pamphlet, in which he argued that it is the business of governments to uphold natural rights and that they do more harm than good when they go beyond that.

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These people will use phrases such as ‘let me try’, ‘how do you feel?Someone with a Visual learning style has a preference for seen or observed things, including pictures, diagrams, demonstrations, displays, handouts, films, flip-chart, etc.These people will use phrases such as ‘show me’, ‘let’s have a look at that’ and will be best able to perform a new task after reading the instructions or watching someone else do it first.’ and will be best able to perform a new task by going ahead and trying it out, learning as they go.These are the people who like to experiment, hands-on, and never look at the instructions first!These are the people who will work from lists and written directions and instructions.

Someone with an Auditory learning style has a preference for the transfer of information through listening: to the spoken word, of self or others, of sounds and noises.

After some association with progressive journalism through such papers as (1904) Spencer denies any such desire, much as he admired Eliot’s intellectual powers.

Other friends were George Henry Lewes, Thomas Henry Huxley, and John Stuart Mill.

Piaget was interested in how children organize “data,” and settled on two fundamental responses stimuli: assimilation of knowledge, and accommodation of knowledge.

Assimilation of knowledge occurs when a learner encounters a new idea, and must “fit” that idea into what they already know. Accommodation of knowledge is more substantial, requiring the learner to reshape those containers.

Students adapt their own thinking—both in process and in form—in response to the kinds of input they’ve been exposed to.