with the hope and wonder of a child.
Parents and elementary school teachers often praise the wisdom of children. Each day, teachers see how easily children make friends, then take one another’s hand, and head off for the playground. Moms and dads are often surprised by the depth of their children’s prayers.
The image of a terrarium many of us created as children illustrates what could occur in a child’s life if all of the various influences on their education work together to help the child grow. Conversations surrounding education naturally turn to the schools and teachers and curriculum, yet, there is one key influencer on a child’s education that is key: the home.