These readings help start the thinking process for our project tomorrow . It is essential to have a thorough understanding of how students learn and the student's perception of how they learn. After the readings, I find myself wanting to be more in tune with the ways my students learn and process information. I have also discovered that I learn in very similar ways to many of my students. For example, I like rigorous instruction in which there is a variety of things going on in the classrooms. And just like the students, I am quickly turned off by the lecture style of direct instruction.