I didn't have my glasses on....
as i worked on report cards over the last week
putting together my notes
gathering my thoughts
sharing my stories
telling their stories
i was reminded
that each child
their own gifts
their own challenges
yet each shares
a sense of wonder about the world
a desire to learn
and does so
in their own way.
“Do not train children to learn by force and harshness,
but direct them to it by what amuses their minds,
so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy
the peculiar bent of the genius of each.”
image credit: Radhusets Julkalender 2012 – Arte del libro, Arte dell’illusrazione
Nice reblog, Jennie. And a great quote from Plato.
Best wishes, Pete.
Thanks, Pete. Beth and I are assessing children right now, and her post is beautiful. Is the photo on your end blurry? I don’t know how to fix that.
Yes the photo is blurry. I presume it was blurred when taken, so may not be fixable. 🙂
No, it was crystal clear. That’s disappointing. Perhaps I try to save the image then reinsert. I don’t know if that works on a reblog. Best to you, Pete.
I think it would have to be the original blogger doing that, but I am not 100% sure.
Well, I went back to Beth’s post, saved the image, and added it to the beginning of my reblog, along with a few sentences about the post. At least I got the photo in, and words that I should have done in the first place. Best to you, Pete. And thank you.
It worked well, Jennie. The photo is sharp now. 🙂
And to think I figured out something involving technology on my own. 😀
So true. Sue Vincent said we are all extraordinary in our own way.
She did, and she is remarkably intuitive.
This is a fantastic reblog! thanks for sharing, Jennie! ❤
This is right up your alley, Ritu. I’m glad you liked it! ❤️
The picture has several meanings of learning. I am gonna share the post. Thank you.
Yes, it does. Thank you.
Thanks for sharing, Jennie. I had missed this one. Hugs to you and to Beth.
Thanks so much, Teagan. Hugs! 💕
Awww. How beautiful. Thanks for sharing, Jennie.
I’m glad you enjoyed it, Diana. Many thanks!
Thank you for sharing Beth’s poem, Jennie. I love the notion of the “genious of each.”
It was wonderful, and I’m glad you enjoyed it as much as I did. Yes, the genius of each is truly perfect.
I saw this on Beth’s blog and enjoyed it the first time. Such a good reminder that one size doesn’t fit all, and what makes learning and children beautiful is that there are so many paths.
Wonderful reblog Jennie!
Thank you, Kim!
Thats a very wonderful posting, we should never forget. Thank you for sharing, Jennie! Best wishes, Michael
Yes, we should never forget! Thanks, Michael.