Dear Mrs. Ried,
> As in when you want something very much it is often very
> difficult to attain. Your very longing stands in the way of
> actually achieving it. Then when you let go of your desire
> you find that what you wanted is now possible.
> Strange that that should be the case. I wonder how logic
> would explain that one.
You usually get what you want. When you don't, of course
it's because it's difficult. Then you notice that it is difficult
and comment on it.
> I do wonder if the want is sufficient in the child. It
> helps when the environment is good also. And the company.
> Is the environment good at a Sudbury School? How about the
> company? Is it important?
I'm guessing because I don't yet have any direct impiricle evedence.
I'd say though, the company must be very important. To get the
ball rolling, there must be a critcal mass of non-cynical, non-sarcastic
people who treat a spade a spade. children new to the system must
be wary that the system is going to cheat them.
Message to fellow teachers:
Children learn in spite of us, not because of us!
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