Errorless Learning

Errorless learning: this concept was first discussed by B.F. Skinner. If you arrange the antecedent environment thoughtfully it makes it easier for the learner to find the correct answer, at the same time learning to problem solve.

Errorless learning is not about giving the right answer, it’s about reducing the number of wrong answers that you will have to later extinguish. Extinguishing behaviours can be emotionally very stressful for the learner.

Errors required for learning is an outdated theory and erroless learning is the ethical way forward.

Teaching the skill of problem solving leads to improved confidence in the learner leading to faster and emotionally positive learning….it’s a lovely positive feedback loop.


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