Early Education – An Answer to a Mother

Early Education - An Answer to a Mother

S_____, you ask what I advocate for your infant daughter and her education. I take that as an invitation to share my thoughts that come from both understanding and practical experience. You intend to homeschool, which tells me you do not obtain the hype of modern-day education, which is good.

The top technique to prepare any kid for learning and life will be to read to her. Read regularly, study with expression and delight, study fascinating stories, study a wide variety of stories. You would be amazed in the pile of books it would be that we have a study out loud to our young children – the longest getting The Lord of the Rings.

The second significant thing will be to give her imaginative, hands-on play, especially outdoors. Creating forts or fairy houses, dressing up in period costume, (maybe not when she’s this little) carrying out exciting factors with hands and dirt and objects, climbing trees. Generally, lessen electronics and media. Some television is not bad, but it’s not that great, either.

And third, as she gets older, give her broad knowledge. Make it normal to go see a Shakespeare stage presentation or even a period costume foray such as Dicken’s around the Strand at Galveston (we have gone all dressed up, it was so enjoyable), or any of a variety of such things. Give her broad expertise in the planet and culture. Youngsters who develop up surrounded by other little ones their very own age (contemporary education) will despise all these issues by the time they’re teenagers – that may be the de-socialization that requires place within the modern-day classroom.

And keep your daughter away from such continuous environments. Playing and learning with other youngsters is usually superior, but not the endless hours that modern-day education demands. You’d …

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