Every time we teach a child something, we keep him from inventing it himself. On the other hand, that which we allow him to discover for himself will remain with him visible for the rest of his life.
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Other quotes of Jean Piaget
The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.
When you teach a child something you take away forever his chance of discovering it for himself.
Play is the work of childhood.
Children require long, uniterrupted periods of play and exploration
Children have real understanding only of that which they invent themselves, and each time that we try to teach them too quickly, we keep them from reinventing it themselves.
Play is the answer to how anything new comes about.
Intelligence is what you use when you don't know what to do.
Teaching means creating situations where structures can be discovered.
Experience precedes understanding.
What we see changes what we know. What we know changes what we see.
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