If you were asked to design a curriculum to prepare children for life success what would you teach?
Beyond the fundamentals of reading, writing, and arithmetic what specific skills are THE MOST important for life long success?
And how would you design the experience to ensure that your students really learned these critical things?
We’ve been conditioned to think that this is someone else’s job. That’s what the yellow school bus is for right? Take my kids to the big building my taxes pay for and give em an education.
Are we crazy?
Drop our kids in a moral and ethical cesspool and hope they don’t get pulled in the wrong direction?
Trust that a bunch of stressed out strangers are going to go the extra mile to ignore the other 29 kids and make sure that your child gets the attention they need?
Trust a bunch of bureaucrats to decide what your children must learn and do every minute of the day?
I heard someone say the other day that his mother used to say, “You can get used to hanging if you do it long enough.”
For those of you that are looking for new answers, we’ve created a very helpful video that specifically outlines the four most important life skills and how to learn them.
You’re welcome ;)