Self Direction 101: Children Are People

The Big Question:

Is your educational philosophy in line with your beliefs about childhood and humanity? 

Your Challenge For The Week:

No yelling.  

No coercion. 

No saying “because I said so”. 

Get more creative than that. You can do it! It’s just for the week, right? Dig into your ‘why’ when interacting with your kids and ask yourself if you are interacting with them the way you yourself wish to be interacted with.

Journal Prompt #1 

What are some things you expect or demand of your children that you would never demand of adults in your life? Which of those things can you push back on and do differently?

Journal Prompt #2

Do you believe your child is a capable human being?

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