Depending on the situation or context, students may go through a variety of positive and negative feelings while learning. The 5 Stages Of Learning Like A Baby is a helpful guide for discussing these feelings. Throughout the following discussions, you will find opportunities for your students to explore the correlating principle WE ALL ARE LEARNING and experience The 5 Stages Of Learning Like A Baby together.
The wonderfully silly Funky As A Diaper song helps students realize that truly ALL of us are learning something, every day! This can help students realize that it is OK to make mistakes and to persevere—in other words, to keep trying! It also invites students to talk about the feelings that arise during the different stages of the learning process.
The following discussion helps students see how YOU have learned something new and invites them to discuss their own experiences. It is incredibly empowering for students when they learn that their teacher had to go through the stages of learning, too!
Students watch a video skit, then discuss their learning process as it relates to the video skit.