Category Archives: Childhood

Children Educate Themselves

Part I:  Outline of Some of the Evidence Part II:  We All Know That’s True for Little Kids Part III:  The Wisdom of Hunter-Gatherers Part IV:  Lessons from Sudbury Valley As adults we do have certain responsibilities toward our children … Continue reading

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I’m “Only” Bleeding: Education as the Practice of Violence against Children

(Link pending) This book explores the construction of the idea of the child as a product of adult needs and school as a place where children may be confined until they are considered socially useful. Drawing parallels with folk singer … Continue reading

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Art and Creativity in Reggio Emilia: Exploring the Role and Potential of Ateliers in Early Childhood Education

Art and Creativity in Reggio Emilia: Exploring the Role and Potential of Ateliers in Early Childhood Education This book explores the contribution of and art and creativity to early education, and examines the role of the atelier (an arts workshop … Continue reading

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Imagination and Creativity in Childhood

Read Lev Vygotsky – in conclusion, we should emphasize the particular importance of cultivating creativity in school-age children. The entire future of humanity will be attained through the creative imagination; orientation to the future, behavior based on the future and … Continue reading

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