Reflections — Let’s Blame Ourselves

Today’s reflection suggests that parents would solve more problems if they were to blame themselves for the abilities that their children have developed.
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Reflections — 4 Steps to Independence (R007)

Today’s reflection lists the four steps a parent can follow to guide a child to independence.
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Reflections — How to Cause Psychological Harm (R006)

Today’s reflection lists three ways that parents can cause their children psychological harm without being aware of it.  Continue reading “Reflections — How to Cause Psychological Harm (R006)”

Reflections — The Voice of What’s Possible (R005)

Today’s reflections asks the hard question of whether we teachers are willing to embrace the courage necessary to be the voice of what’s possible, or are we willing to settle for asking for a small thing that everyone will say “yes” to?

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Happy Practicing!

—– Paula —–

 

Reflections — What’s Possible? (R004)

What’s possible? The word possible has a very strong and expansive meaning. How can we use this big idea to give our life a deeper meaning and purpose?

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Happy Practicing!

—– Paula —–

 

Reflections — Wonderful Ability Will Bloom (R003)

Dr. Suzuki thought there were five conditions to develop great ability. How would these five conditions work in the context of a person learning a skill in general?

If you have a comment or suggestion, you can leave me a voice message on my voicemail line at 512-537-6356 or send me an email at paula@teachsuzuki.com.

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Happy Practicing!

—– Paula —–

 

Reflections — Feel as a Child Does (R002)

We want our children to learn important school subjects, but children just want to have fun. How do we combine training with fun? Dr. Suzuki has a few ideas about this and explains why these ideas work.

If you have a comment or suggestion, you can leave me a voice message on my voicemail line at 512-537-6356 or send me an email at paula@teachsuzuki.com.

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Until next time,

Happy Practicing!

—– Paula —–

 

Reflections — Happiness Develops Ability | Combine Interest and Training (R001)

Dr. Suzuki said that “happiness develops ability.” He relates the story of his young nephew’s difficulty learning to differentiate number 4 and 7 while learning his first ten numbers. Dr. Suzuki discusses the problem of combining interest and training so that the child can look at the child’s learning and see clearly.

If you have a comment or suggestion, you can leave me a voice message on my voicemail line at 512-537-6356 or send me an email at paula@teachsuzuki.com.

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Until next time,

Happy Practicing!

—– Paula —–

 

Reflections — The Education Secret

Dr. Suzuki shared his secret about education, and this reflection looks at how this secret would work.

If you have a comment or suggestion, you can leave me a voice message on my voicemail line at 512-537-6356 or send me an email at paula@teachsuzuki.com.

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Happy Practicing!

—– Paula —–

 

Reflections — Gifts That Give

Today’s reflection is about a special gift that will give again and again to our children, our families, and our communities. Listen and see if you agree that this gift is the most precious gift that we can offer to our children, for it will continue to give over and over.

If you have a comment or suggestion, you can leave me a voice message on my voicemail line at 512-537-6356 or send me an email at paula@teachsuzuki.com.

For more information and articles, visit my blog at:

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Until next time,

Happy Practicing!

—– Paula —–