Labor education of schoolchildren

The labor education of children begins in the earlyAge, in the family, when the child is formed with elementary ideas about work as a form of activity. Work has always been one of the main means involved in the formation of personality. That is why today, special attention is paid to the labor education of schoolchildren.

Tasks of labor education

The main tasks of labor education of children in educational institutions (schools) are:

  • The formation in children of a positive attitude towards the labor process, which is one of the highest values ​​of life;
  • Development of cognitive interest in obtaining knowledge, aspiration to apply them in practical activities;
  • The upbringing of a child's high moral and psychological qualities, diligence, responsibility and a sense of duty.
Types of work

The labor education of junior schoolchildren has its ownFeatures and methods that are determined by the economic and economic, as well as production capabilities of the district and a single school. In general, the educational work is usually divided into:

  • mental;
  • physical.

As is known, the mental form of labor requires more volitional efforts, perseverance and patience. That is why the child must be accustomed to everyday mental work.

In addition to mental work, the school curriculum alsoThere is also physical work, which is carried out in the lessons of labor training. Thus, physical labor contributes to the creation of conditions for the manifestation of the moral qualities of children, forms a sense of collectivism, mutual assistance and respect for the results of their peers.

Separately, we can single out the so-calledSocially useful work. Its peculiarity is that it is organized, first of all, in the interests of all members of the collective. However, one should not forget about the interests of an individual child.