How could you teach a child to tie her shoes without using modeling?
This would be very difficult to do especially at the young age when children usually begin to learn to tie their shoes (3 or 4). Children rely a great deal on modeling from their parents, family and other children to learn what they should be doing and how they should be doing it.
In order to teach a child how to tie her shoes without modeling, language will be the most important factor. You will need to describe to the child how she will tie her shoes with a step by step process. It will require a good grasp of the language on the part of the child as well as a good understanding of spacial complexities (hand eye coordination).
Below is a traditional step by step approach for teaching a child to tie their shoes, in step three, I will note where the changes must be made to omit the ...