How to create teachable moments

You have probably all heard of this term ‘teachable moment’, but do you really know what it means?

According to About Education, a teachable moment is defined as ‘an unplanned opportunity that arises in the classroom where a teacher has an ideal chance to offer insight to his or her students. A teachable moment is not something that you can plan for; rather it is a fleeting opportunity that must be sensed and seized by the teacher.”

Although, this is a great definition, you don’t have to be a ‘teacher’ or in a ‘classroom’ to ‘sense and seize’ a teachable moment. There are may times as part of normal parenting when mothers have teachable moments with their children – they just don’t know it!

Read the rest of the post on Canberra Mummy website.

How to create teachable moments



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