Words of Wisdom

Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

“But children are not railroad trains. They don’t learn at an even rate. They learn in spurts, and the more interested they are in what they are learning, the faster these spurts are likely to be.”

John Holt, in How Children Learn

Food for thought: Have you observed students’ learning occur in spurts rather than at an even rate? How do YOU foster interest and motivation in what students are learning?

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2 thoughts on “Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom”

  1. Hi Joy! I truly love to read your blog and learn what I can to help Emma here at home also. You share such great quotes and ideas. Looking forward to your next one

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