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Wonder and Critical Thinking

Childhood is a time of wonder. In children, it often manifests as an enthusiastic “wanting to know!” Why is wonder important? What does it have to do with learning? How do we as teachers support or diminish wonder in the classroom? In the second half of the class, we will explore the difference between thinking and critical thinking. At what age do children become critical thinkers? Through videos and classroom discussion, discover how children’s minds develop and how you can nurture wonder and critical thinking in young children.

Workshop Location: LUME Institute at University City Children’s Center
6646 Vernon Avenue
University City, MO 63130

Earlier Event: January 12
LUME Foundations Course: Group Two
Later Event: February 2
When Children Play Doctor