To consider the influence and strengths of behaviourist psychology

Aim

To consider the influence and strengths of behaviourist psychology when applied to children's learning and primary school practice.

Evidence and Reflection

Review the learning situations and teaching methods, influenced by behaviourism, which your class has experienced during a school day

Note each learning situation, each teaching method and then consider the reasons for its use.

Learning situation

Teaching methods used

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Follow up

Consider the influence, strengths and weaknesses of behaviourist learning theory on teaching and learning in your school.  Are the teaching approaches used 'fit for their purpose'?