Monday, September 28, 2009

Keeping the Cart Behind the Horse


The Camp Creek blog recently posted a question about child-led learning. The answer explains what this educational philosophy looks like in real life:

A question from Jess:

Your blog has answered lots of questions, but I definitely will have more … for example, my daughter absolutely loves rock collecting. Should I not mention the Museum of Natural History that has a rock collection?

If your goal is to have your child experience the entire arc of learning, from initial interest to knowing enough to teach someone else, they need adequate time to explore outward from that beginning point.

Read the entire post here.

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