Monthly Archives: January 2017
More complicated is the situation with cognitive activity. It takes time before the requirements for the child on the part of the adult, his program (to give knowledge for the future, for the future) will turn into a child’s own program. The rudiments of this ability are already being formed at an older preschool age. But these are only the beginnings; at 6-7 years, they still do not reach full development. Adults should not forget about this feature of 6-year-olds, observe the gradualness in demanding, take into account the opportunities, interests, needs of children of this age.
It should be borne in mind that a distinctive feature of volitional regulation of preschoolers’ behavior is the unity of the motivational and operational sides, that is, the child’s characteristic attitude to difficulties and his typical ways of overcoming them. Continue reading
The psychological readiness of the child for schooling is one of the most important results of mental development during the period of preschool childhood.
The components of children’s readiness to study at school are personal, strong-willed and intellectual readiness.
Personal readiness of the child for school. Readiness of this type is expressed in relation to the child’s school, to educational activities, to teachers, to himself.
The creation of an emotional experience, the consistent deepening of the emotional attitude to learning in the process of a child’s activity is a necessary condition for the formation of his positive attitude to school. Continue reading