Helping Children Stay Curious As Parents

1708 WordsApr 17, 20167 Pages
Helping Children Stay Curious as Parents Choosing a school is one of the hardest decisions that parents will make. They wonder if their child should go to a public or private school. Their child could potentially fall in with the wrong crowd at a public school. A private school does not always guarantee a Christ-centered classroom. Parents may even consider homeschooling just to ensure that their child is getting the best learning opportunities possible. Some parents may be too busy dealing with circumstances beyond their control to be as active as they would like to be in their child’s learning. At the deeper level of worrying about what their child is learning, parents are worried about the integrity of their children. How a child’s curiosity is fed in the classroom will affect what they do with their time outside of the classroom. The goal of the classroom should be to prepare a child for real-life situations. Some parents are afraid that the education system will stifle a curiosity of learning and hurt their child emotionally and developmentally. Once parents understand what happens in a classroom dedicated to their child’s learning development, there are some very simple and practical ways that parents can do at home to continue to invest in their child’s education and emotional integrity. Good teachers realize that students need a variety of activities to learn well and want to be able to use helpful resources to give their students a well-rounded
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