Quotation by David Elkind

Infants and young children are not just sitting twiddling their thumbs, waiting for their parents to teach them to read and do math. They are expending a vast amount of time and effort in exploring and understanding their immediate world. Healthy education supports and encourages this spontaneous learning.
David Elkind (20th century), U.S. psychologist, child development specialist, author. Miseducation, ch. 1 (1987).
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