Tangible Piles/OG

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Tangible Piles
Contributors Takashi Iba, Mami Sakamoto
Last modification June 6, 2017
Source Iba & Sakamoto (2011)[1]
Pattern formats OPR Alexandrian
Learning domain

Your growth isn’t built in a day.
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“All of us every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all our lives.” — Steven Spielberg


You need to continue practicing for acquiring Embodied Skills (Embodied Skills) or taking Language Shower (Language Shower).

▼In this context

It is not easy to keep yourself motivated to learn.

• It takes a long time before you realize the effect of learning.
• It is difficult to maintain your motivation for what you need to work hard.


Record the activities of your learning for reinforcement and reflect on your track record.

• Underline passages and write notes when reading books, set out the books and papers you've read, or hang your own works on the wall.
• Sometimes, look back the track of your learning to realize the growth of knowledge and skills.


  1. Iba, T., & Sakamoto, M. (2011). Learning patterns III: a pattern language for creative learning. In Proceedings of the 18th Conference on Pattern Languages of Programs (PLoP 2011) (p. 29). New York:ACM.