rebelling against low expectations

AuthorMarguerite Wilson

wrote this article for the Huffington Post and is not affiliated with The Rebelution. She is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development at Binghamton University (State University of New York) where she teaches courses on gender, education, and child development.

What If Kids Are Far More Capable Than We Thought?


(Huffington Post) — In the U.S., we tend to think of babies and young children as immature, incompetent beings. This is because of a long history of research in developmental psychology — especially the work of Jean Piaget — that viewed infants’ and children’s thinking as deficient compared to adults’. By studying his own two children, Piaget concluded that children...

rebelling against low expectations

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