Child Led Learning ™ is an important tool for both teachers and students. It allows for development of critical thinking and problem solving skills, as well as an avenue for creativity. It can be for individual self work, play or self reflection or ChiLL ™ Time in a group setting.
“Unstructured” Learning time is not something to fear, but rather embrace! It is an opportunity for a teacher to step back and assess, gently guide and gain valuable information. It can also be a time where a teacher has an opportunity to learning from the students. Research supports that solitude, and being comfortable with it, is crucial for children and adolescents, helping them to focus, be more creative and emotional stability and peach in a natural mindfulness. (Alana Kirk).