March of the Penguins (January 2015)


Expecting students to enjoy learning in one way is like expecting everyone to like artichokes. There’s nothing wrong with liking artichokes, just as there is nothing wrong with wanting to learn in solitude…and there’s nothing wrong with hating artichokes or wanting to learn socially. Any educator understands the importance of accommodating children’s diverse ways of learning and discovering understanding. This is perhaps of supreme importance when it comes to early childhood education when the foundations of learning are being established.

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