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5 dangerous things you should let your kids do

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a guy describes some advice on kids educations, what parents should let them do
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9 minutes 21 seconds
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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I borrow my friends' children, so -- (Laughter) take all thiswith a grain of salt.
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So wea lot of things, and I do put power toolsthe hands of second-graders.
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There doesn't seem to be anyon how crazy child safetycan get.
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We put warnings on coffee cups to tell us that themay be hot.
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… then the first time that kids come in contact withsharp,
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Andall of our best efforts and intentions,
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(Laughter) So despite thetitle,
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to control one of the most elemental forces in nature is a pivotal moment in any child's personal history.
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These are the three workingof fire that you have to have for a good, controlled fire.
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Pocketknives are kind of drifting out of our cultural, which I think is a terrible thing.
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And in a lot of cultures they give knives -- like, as soon as they're, they have knives.
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And it shows that kids can develop an extended sense of selfa tool at a very young age.
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I have some terribleon my legs from where I stabbed myself.
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But when you exercise them, any given muscle adds strength to the whole system, and thatto your brain, too.
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… 3D, and structural problem solving, so it helps develop their visualization skills and their predictive ability.
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There is a world of interesting thingsyour dishwasher.
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… and nohow complex they are, they can understand parts of them.
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So these black boxes that we live with and take forare actually complex things made by other people,
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(Laughter) There are laws beyond safety regulations thatto limit how we can interact with the things that we own -- in this …
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… these big things in the outside world, that they're trying to get aon.
Anna_cinema is from/lives in Russia and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2017-11-22. Anna_cinema last logged in on 2023-01-12, and has shared 11 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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