Isn’t it interesting how words as simple as this can pack such a huge punch? This proverb inspires me to reflect on what my expectations are, for children I work with.
What level of understanding (Bloom’s Taxomony) am I fostering and assessing? Am I being purposeful in establishing ways to involve children in THEIR learning and THEIR surroundings?
With this new year comes new resolutions. My resolution is to be more reflective about my expectations for my students and more active in finding ways to work with families, therapists, schools, and each child to construct learning that reaches higher levels of understanding.