“We are doing earlier and earlier to children what we shouldn’t do later.” These words of wisdom were offered by Lilian Katz – in reference to the current trend of aligning curriculum and programs in an effort to prepare children for the next step in their education.

http://www.empoweredbyplay.org/2011/06/words-of-wisdom-from-dr-lilian-katz/

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2 Responses to “We are doing earlier and earlier to children what we shouldn’t do later.” These words of wisdom were offered by Lilian Katz – in reference to the current trend of aligning curriculum and programs in an effort to prepare children for the next step in their education.

  1. One of my other favorite quotes of Lilian’s is:
    “We overestimate children academically and underestimate them intellectually.”

  2. Jil says:

    Yes–that is one of my favorites too. I believe it so strongly!!

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