Re: instant anxiety for 3, 4, 5-year-olds
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- Subject: Re: instant anxiety for 3, 4, 5-year-olds
- From: "Karen Canty" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 15:51:33 -0700
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But then we will just give them Ritalin so that they will sit still and
pay attention and take tests well...
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On Behalf Of Skotansky@aol.com
Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2003 3:25 PM
Subject: Re: [arn-l] instant anxiety for 3, 4, 5-year-olds
sorry- I never finished my thoughts but it got sent anyway.
To make a long story very short- Just about ALL early childhood
points to age-appropriate, developmentally-appropriate practices in
kindergarten ie. lots of play oriented, hands-on experiences filled with
nurturing adults, music, art, movement, good literature and the good
The powers that be are clearly unfamiliar with the field of early
When you try to make children do what is inappropriate the results are
obvious- unhappy, defiant, fidgety, "ADD" diagnosed kids who can't sit
attention or learn up to par with the STANDARDS.
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