Featured today: Misapprehensions about Taking Children Seriously (part 2/3)
Criticism is valuable—but only when wanted by the person receiving it. Unwanted criticism is coercive education. Coercive education impedes the growth of knowledge. This is true irrespective of age.
The misapprehension that taking children seriously means fetishising explicit communication and ignoring any inexplicit communication that seems inconsistent with the explicit words being spoken
Tomorrow: part 3/3