Friday, August 28, 2009
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Today there is so much pressure placed on a child from an early age regarding their education. As parents we all want our children to excel in their school but what methods of learning do we use in order to achieve these results.
In many instances we place our children with lessons that they do not like and they are not able to accomplish and this is very discouraging for the child. It would be better if the child was presented with fun tasks which they can do and develop their learning ability that way. This in my opinion is an important key to learning.
Lessons which are happily done are internalized and in this manner talent is grown carefully. Children learn best when they are having fun! Parents are encouraged to create the best possible learning environment and utilize proper tools and materials to allow the child to enjoy learning and feel empowered to learn.
Use this as a tool and give them as much as they can do! Praise them with their efforts and their incentive to learn will become much higher. They will want to do better and in turn they will succeed! That fire has been lit and we as parents can keep on igniting that fire in our children.