• Movement and cognition are closely entwined, and movement can enhance thinking and learning.
  • Learning and well-being are improved when people have a sense of control over their lives.
  • People learn better when they are interested in what they are learning.
  • Tying extrinsic rewards to an activity, like money for reading or high grades for tests, negatively impacts motivation to engage in that activity when the reward is withdrawn.
  • Collaborative arrangements can be very conducive to learning.
  • Learning situated in meaningful contexts is often deeper and richer than learning in abstract contexts.
  • Particular forms of adult interaction are associated with more optimal child outcomes.
  • Order in the environment is beneficial to children.