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How Do You See Children?

It's a funny thing about life; once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.
Germany Kent, American journalist

"Which of these best describes how you see young children?” asks Deb Curtis in her book, Really Seeing Children.

All of these statements have simple truths to them. Yet, how we see children is not so simple. Our view of children and childhood is rapidly changing in response to the pressures of modern life, new research on brain development and learning, and the belief that many young children in the United States aren’t ready for school…

Of course we want to help children develop the skills to be successful in school, but does this focus narrow our view of children as people who need to be tested and fixed?...

How I see children strongly impacts everything I do and say in my daily work. I want to make sure I…bring an enhanced view of children to my work.”

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