Beth chase's Blog – March 2010 Archive (1)

Children and Autonomy

Reading something Richard Louv wrote recently inspired me to write the post from which this is excerpted.

Perseverance, discipline, responsibility and independence are learned skills. I will differentiate skills from knowledge in that knowledge can be contained in books whereas skills are learned only by doing and usually by trial and error. The process of acquiring skills is, I think, hugely important to the development of people. In the process of acquiring other skills, like playing… Continue

Added by beth chase on March 15, 2010 at 2:35pm — 3 Comments

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