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Fed up with the restrictions at his conventional school, 10-year-old Scott Gray convinced his parents to transfer him to one where children control their own education.
“Children can educate themselves and are good at doing so if the conditions are right."
They also need guidance, in the ways put forward by both Piaget and Vygotsky.
Materials in the form of educational toys, games, books, where they can make their own selections are crucial.
Audrey curating for www.homeschoolsource.co.uk
Children, with appropriate guidance, can provide insight and direction for their learning. They usually know what they like and what they do not like. The key is to elicit information which helps to bring what they want to fruition. I think educators are afraid of these conversations.
Mind opening article on the effective ways children teach themselves and others..