Modeling Ways to Learn from Children

November 29, 2023

A new study published in the journal of Developmental Psychology highlights the importance of encouraging parents to learn from their children, instead of focusing on teaching them. When teaching, parents can become intrusive, limiting natural exploration and controlling play. 

In your next visit, model following a child’s lead or interest in the room, asking questions directly to children to empower their voice, and showing curiosity in their perspective or understanding.

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