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  1. Sep 2018
    1. Understanding cannot simply be told; the learner has to actively construct meaning (or misconceptions and forget-fulness will ensue). Teaching for transfer means that learners are given opportuni-ties to apply their learning to new situ-ations and receive timely feedback on their performance to help them improve.

      I think this is a crucial point. Children are not going to simply remember the information let alone understand it if they are just simply told the information by the teacher. Making meaning and forming connections requires students to have engaging activities and a positive experience with the material.