Kids and Thinking

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Love this quote from Anne Sullivan, Helen Keller’s teacher:

“I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built upon the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.”

I remember the 2nd grader who said, I don’t think too much in school because every time I do I get in trouble. Imagine, coming from a 2nd grader!

The best learning  comes from the inside out – uncovering what’s already inside of us, allowing the discoveries to flow, enjoying the aha moments. This is what real education is all about – by the way, that’s what the word education actually means…

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