Teaching young children is a balancing act of presenting new information and integrating it with old. If a youngster gets bombarded with too much fresh material without the needed background, she'll become frustrated and confused. She may even start to shut down, unable to learn any more. Tapping into prior knowledge is a key strategy to combine new information with old. When you're teaching your child about bears, use this easy trick to tap into her existing knowledge on the subject, making her more relaxed, confident, and receptive to learning more.
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