As we read in the articles, students are influenced by their physical, social and cultural environment. The trend in this modules readings is that students learn and make meaning based on their experiences. Students from different backgrounds will learn differently and have different experiences. I added a bubble of my own called individual. I also believe that even though there are things going on around us, environmentally, students still have the ability to form their own thinking, beliefs and morals to help them make decisions and make meaning of what they are learning.