“Whatever method is used, our experience so far makes it clear that when we use a child’s natural desire to explore the new and unknown, and to gain some control over it, without trying to force him faster or further than he feels ready to go, both pupil and teacher have the most fun and make the most progress.”John Holt, in How Children Learn
Tapping into the child’s natural desire to explore the new and unknown makes all the difference! ?
Food for thought: What are examples of ways we can do this as teachers? ?