Cone of Experience

How People Learn

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

– Confucius


People generally remember:

  • 10% of what they read
  • 20% of what they hear
  • 30% of what they see
  • 50% of what they see and hear
  • 70% of what they write and say
  • 90% of what they say as they do

Take aways

  • Embed as many senses as possible into the learning process
  • Learn to Teach what is being learned