Early Childhood Education: Creating a Community of Problem Solvers
As we increasingly stress the importance of academics to young children; parents and teachers must question their true goals. Do we simply wish that our children to know all their “A-B-C’s” and “1-2-3’s” by the time they are four years old? Isn’t our true goal not to lead children but rather to help them attain their own problem-solving skills? As parents and educators, isn’t one of our main priorities to foster childrens’ passion for learning, and to encourage them to ask “why”?