It’s OK to Go Up the Slide | Quote 01475

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“Be careful!” “Get down from there!” “You’ll get hurt!” Too much of this message can cause kids to shrink back and avoid all risk, even necessary risks. Education professors Howard Gardner and Katie Davis, authors of The App Generation, say that today’s children are becoming more averse to risk. Instead of exploring and trying things out by themselves, they wait to see what adults want them to do.

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Heather Shumaker

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It’s OK to Go Up the Slide

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