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Children's Right to Choose
March 28, 2019
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of a child.
-Carl Jung

"Our view of children strongly determines if we support and challenge them or direct and correct them," write Deb Curtis and Jess Guiney in their Exchange magazine article, "Seeing and Supporting Children’s Right to Choose," (which is the foundation of an Out of the Box Training Kit). They go on to say:

"Adults must believe that children deserve the right to choose and are capable of understanding that with rights come responsibility. If we believe this, then we will use our role to coach children in making good choices.

A teacher who values autonomy in decision making will organize his classroom so that materials are accessible to children – and so children are responsible for the care of those materials."

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