TITLE

Encouraging Independent Thinking

AUTHOR(S)
Church, Ellen Booth
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Early Childhood Today;Summer2007, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents tips to foster cognitive, social and emotional independence in children. It is stated that children should be encouraged to make choices. The groundwork for thinking independently is the ability to make choices. A person can model independent thinking by sharing his ideas and opinions about everything from the weather to books to classroom activities. The author suggests to encourage children to share their opinions about what was the best part of their year together.
ACCESSION #
25168369

 

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