Below, Jezilen discovers she can successfully play "bingo" and match 3-letter English words! Her friends were also astonished, as she has never gone to school, didn't want to. But, "pattern recognition," ah, she was very keen at that. Indeed, to be able to detect the color of various Haitian money bills, it is an essential capacity to develop. This task builds on our natural abilities of perception, detection of discrepancy, and patterns. Vwala!
|And...there's more. The elation at discovery was something I could document, to my own elation!|
|Bella understands that letters and words are written here in the New York Times, and she points to them, muttering to her 5 year old self....something.|
|Ah, Watkliff, a budding engineer! Children had access to these materials and were very creative for hours , if we allowed it. In more structured tasks, they were ask to re-create or copy a pattern by matching shapes to a template.|