Lesson Weaves Three Threads into a Triple-Helix

A Learners’ View (ALV) Is Of Choices On The Shortest And Fastest Path To Learning, The Oxygen Of Social Life.

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EACH LESSON, from a learners’ view (ALV), consists of a Triple-Helix of three sets of choices a teacher makes from three sources. Each source has its own legacy of theories, research, and practice. Teaches make choices from these sources that they guess will form a lesson that learners will likely learn.

Teachers choose:

1. When to use ALV (a learners’ view) principles of learning, for example, whether to start with a show/demonstration of a simple familiar task to complete a complex task or whether to just talk about the subject matter of the day.

2. What parts of which subject matter to offer in which order, for example, will you have learners recite the ABCs before showing them how to read a sentence such as The rat sat on the mat by Pat the cat?

3. How to match a learners’ view to content and then to instruct it. For example, when to apply ALV, throughout the designing/planning of a lesson, during a follow-up effort during instruction as when learners do not respond appropriately to instruction, to ignore it, or at the most leave it as a way to assess a lesson sometime after class.


  1. A Learners’ View (ALV) of Learning
  2. ALV Patterns in Lessons by 1.0 Teachers
  3. Lesson
  4. Principles of Learning 

Last Edited: August 27, 2016