• Art
  • Published 2010

A Montserrat kindergarten experience

  title={A Montserrat kindergarten experience},
  author={Sheron C. Burns},
In classrooms influenced by British colonial history, the teacher is the sole decision maker and knowledge expert while children were regarded as passive receptacles. A kindergarten teacher and her students in the British dependent territory of Montserrat, in the West Indies, challenged that perception. Children became active participants through the use of a variety of direct and indirect teaching approaches including play. The interests and abilities of the children were critical in… CONTINUE READING