Relationships are essential to learning

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Relationships are essential to learning
– kids do not learn from people they do not like
– do not celebrate failure – paradigm is often to point out what a child didn’t do to inspire them to do something else/more
– value of possibility – point out what the child can do to inspire the child to do more/better
– teaching & learning should bring joy
– parents who do not give up on them
– she believes parents can not be absent
– children need structure & thrive on freedom
– instead say: “I know you can do this.”

Source: Unstoppable Learning [TED]; Rebroadcast date: 29 Aug 14 – recommend

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