David Elkind quotes

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Young children learn in a different manner from that of older children and adults, yet we can teach them many things if we adapt o ...
Much of the pressure contemporary parents feel with respect to dressing children in designer clothes, teaching young children acad ...
Infants and young children are not just sitting twiddling their thumbs, waiting for their parents to teach them to read and do mat ...
Certainly, young children can begin to practice making letters and numbers and solving problems, but this should be done without w ...
Many older wealthy families have learned to instill a sense of public service in their offspring. But newly affluent middle-class ...
No authority in the field of child psychology, pediatrics, or child psychiatry advocates the formal instruction, in any domain, of ...
So while it is true that children are exposed to more information and a greater variety of experiences than were children of the p ...
The idea of childhood as a social invention, in retrospect, is hardly credible. In the Bible, in writings of the Greeks and Romans ...
Certainly parents play a crucial role in the lives of individuals who are intellectually gifted or creatively talented. But this r ...
Preschoolers sound much brighter and more knowledgeable than they really are, which is why so many parents and grandparents are so ...
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