Child led learning or how it feels to not be in charge
“Child-led learning sounds like it should be easy, just see what the children are interested in and excited by and then follow it…. Where child led learning becomes more challenging is in the personal internal battles you face as a practitioner.” says Lily Horseman in her Kindling blog
This short blog is worth a read, it’s a good story.
We all face these internal struggles from and feel the watching presence of parents and teaching colleagues. It sometimes takes courage to let children take the lead!
As you start the new term have a look at some of the activities on pinterest. Most don’t require courage!!!!
A picture will stimulate a child’s imagination (they don’t need instruction). You set the scene but let the kids decide the action. Stand back and enjoy!
Find more ideas on our board Discovery Time Ideas