child development

Self-Liberating Preschooler

Child Development
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Child development is a process of a child liberating from dependencies and fears toward freedom. On her way to independence a child goes through the infant, toddler, preschooler, school-age, and teenage stages. A preschooler continues to be introduced and learns to communicate with the world. The new ability to talk expands her freedom to explore […]

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Self-Liberating Toddler

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Human development is a process of self-liberation from dependencies of any kind toward freedom. This process starts at birth, and ideally, it never ends. During the first exciting year of life an infant liberates himself from dependence on adults toward independence. From what he has learned already the most visible is his new ability to […]

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Self-Liberating Infant?

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Self-liberation is a process of human development, where one liberates oneself from dependencies of any sort toward freedom. While this concept is generally implied to an adult, it is worth to observe, how self-liberation applies to a child’s development. The author of Parenting For Everyone, Simon Soloveychik, states that each child obtains freedom by his […]

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Odd Way To Teach, But It Works

By S.Soloveychik
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During both the summer and winter school vacations, Victor Shatalov, a teacher in Donetsk (Ukraine), travels to various parts of the country, often far from his home — to Murmansk, Petropavlovsk- Kamchatsky, Novosibirsk, Tashkent or Odessa.  In recent years he has covered thousands of miles. Listening to a seven-hour lecture on how to teach mathematics […]

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