A few interesting facts about young people.
- Children are not blank slates on which adults imprint knowledge
- Children who grow up in stressful environments with strict parents are more likely to develop the habit of overthinking as adults.
- Play-based learning activities increases a child’s attention span.
- Children can organize information in their memory starting at age 7.Your younger child will be able to remember things, but starting at age 6 she can use strategies for learning to memorize. At age 7, she can then use patterns and other tricks to help her even more.
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Nathanael saith unto him, Whence knowest thou me? Jesus answered and said unto him, Before that Philip called thee, when thou wast under the fig tree, I saw thee. –St. John 1:48
I’ve read this story many times and didn’t get the depths of this until this morning. I would read it and think ‘how did Jesus know that Nathaniel had no deceit’ in his heart. Well, of course, Jesus knew all things and as I began to meditate on this more, I realized the depths to which Christ knew men’s hearts. Continue reading “Nathanael’s Story is Our Story”