Learning From, Through, and With Nature July 27, 2010Posted by TheIntentionalSage in Nature, Visions.
Tags: Autonomy, Child, Education, Learn, Parent
His mom and dad watched as he explored the natural world around him. Chinwe (pronounced chin-way) would crawl around in the grass as he looked at various plants and insects. His mom and dad were being very intentional in their desire not to interfere with Chinwe’s autonomy. They understood the importance of Chinwe discovering the world around him – on his own – without any influence by mom or dad. This concept was something that was foreign to both of Chinwe’s parents.