Caleb Gattegno never tired of saying that only awareness is educable. He said that all learning occurs due to one becoming aware of factors relating to the field of study one is engaged in. It may be one awareness or it may be a series of awarenesses.
Roslyn Young, in ‘How we Learn and How we should be Taught’, says:
‘This means that the awareness becomes the conceptual unit of learning. The awareness is to education what the atom is to chemistry.’
huatou: awareness is an atom of learning