Skills, knowledge and understanding

Module Overview

Originated by: Dr Inma Gonzalez

Knowledge is a familiarity, awareness, or understanding of someone or something, such as facts, information, descriptions, or skills, which are acquired through experience or education by perceiving, discovering, or learning.

Knowledge acquisition involves complex mental processes including perception, communication, and reasoning.

This module looks at how the brain enables us to acquire knowledge and what happens for us to understand what we have learned. We learn the basics about neurons and how they work for us.

We will explore

  • What is knowledge?
  • What are neurons?
  • How do neurons work for us?
  • Class activity – making a string phone
  • Personal reflection on how we turn information into knowledge


We are continously working to improve and update our material to ensure it is meeting the needs of students and teachers alike.

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All modules are delivered to you via email through a downloadable link.

Our programmes include a range of learning materials to support both teachers and students in the classroom. Content wise, each module is different but some components are common to all to provide assessment tools for teachers and familiar references for students.

This module includes

  • Lesson plan
  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Observation of thoughts
  • Teacher assessment
  • Reflection worksheet

We believe that some topics are approached more powerfully by bringing in animation. That is why some of the topics have videos to illustrate the learning points

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