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Child-Initiated vs Adult-Directed

Children make you want to start life over.
Muhammad Ali

In her article in the Beginnings Workshop article collection, "The Intentional Teacher," Ann Epstein observes that the intentional teacher needs to balance both child-initiated and adult-directed activities.

Intentional teachers support child-guided learning when children:

Intentional teachers use adult-guided learning when children:

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