I believe that the most successful learning takes place when an environment is prepared with such careful thought that when a child enters that environment, he automatically begins to absorb concepts without anyone instructing him and without even realizing that he’s learning.
I have spent a lot of time nose-to-nose with kids who had been sent to special education classrooms and have seen the resulting emotional pain. They carry the disability label as a brand on their hearts and minds. It colors everything in their world.
It took me several years of refining before I developed an approach to teaching many kinds of learners at one time that assured that they would all learn. Below, the various elements that are included in the design of Child1st materials are detailed for you.
If we don't help children find their strengths, they might take a lifetime to find them. They might spend a whole lot of energy doing things that are not fulfilling to them, changing jobs, feeling inadequate, not trying things that are in their wheelhouse, or not reaching their true potential.