Horse-stream truism in Thorndike’s law of readiness: Educational implications
Dr. Glory N Amadi
This paper reviews the Edward Lee Thorndike’s law of readiness. The stance of Thorndike and his theory is that learning proceeds from the learner’s readiness to learn. Thorndike was mainly interested in the application of his theory to education especially in the teaching and learning of mathematics, spelling, reading and measurement of intelligence. Teacher’s knowledge of the efficacy of this law is every essential for educational goal attainment. Paper has succinctly discussed this very relevant principle for an improved teaching and learning process in the contemporary educational system. Their implications on the pursuit of higher education in Nigeria were highlighted.