Self Direction 101: Measuring Success In New Ways

The Big Question:

What is your definition of success?

Your Challenge For The Week:

  1. Identify and talk to your child about different ways learning can be measured, without exams. 
  2. Do not allow any quizzing of your child, even from you, for the entire week. 
  3. Start a new family conversation about what “success” looks like to you.

Journal Prompt #1

When your child was born, what were your hopes and dreams for them? Does your current definition of “success” align with those hopes and dreams?

Journal Prompt #2 

Do you feel successful? Why or why not? Do you define that for yourself or does someone else? Does your child’s definition of success need to match yours?

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