Teaching Big Things to Little People
Children are not just little adults. Their learning strengths and weaknesses are very different from those of big people. But they can, and should, learn “big things” at young ages, instead of just ABC’s and 1-2-3’s. Math, science, history, languages, and religion—all are full of fascinating topics that will feed a child’s sense of wonder, and become hooks on which to hang future knowledge. When early education is approached well (joyfully and without coercion), children develop lively, curious minds. What can you do to bring learning alive? Let’s talk about it!