Moving From the Comfort Zone to the Challenge Zone
When we are faced with challenges, our brains are activated to learn new things—so long as a foundation of safety, belonging, and trust is there as well.
October 8, 2020
This video is part of our How Learning Happens series, which explores teaching practices grounded in the science of learning and human development.
Edutopia developed this series in collaboration with the Learning Policy Institute, with support from the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation.
Special thanks to the Science of Learning and Development Alliance, the Forum for Youth Investment, the National AfterSchool Association, the Wallace Foundation, EducationCounsel, and Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center.