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Mental Enlightenment Scientific-Methodological Journal

Abstract

The purpose of extracurricular activities is the creation of conditions for the manifestation and development by the student of his interests on the basis of free choice, comprehension of spiritual and moral values and cultural traditions. Extra-curricular (extracurricular) activities of schoolchildren is a concept that unites all types of schoolchildren's activities, in which it is possible and expedient to solve the problems of their upbringing and socialization. It allows us to identify potential opportunities and interests in children, to help them realize them. This is a good opportunity for organizing interpersonal relationships, between students and the class teacher in the classroom. In the process of multifaceted extracurricular activities, it is possible to ensure the development of the general cultural interests of schoolchildren, to contribute to solving the problems of moral education. The educational potential of extracurricular activities is to create conditions for informal communication of children of the same class or educational parallel, the development of the creative interests of children and their inclusion in artistic, technical, sports, intellectual and other activities. The value of organizing extracurricular activities is that this is a process of free choice of activities by a child, expressed in the satisfaction of his interests, preferences, and inclinations and contributing to his socialization and self-realization. It should be noted that the active use of extracurricular activities in a modern school will expand the area of educational opportunities of an organization and the development opportunities for the schoolchildren themselves.

First Page

27

Last Page

41

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