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This pandemic is revealing a lot about how well we are preparing our children for their future. We have to ask ourselves if they have the skills they need to handle life’s unexpected twists and turns. If not, let this be our wake-up call. Adaptability, critical thinking, collaboration, and compassion are vital to weathering these storms. Unfortunately, these are not skills they learn in our standardized school systems. In fact, they learn the opposite–compliance, dependence, and competitiveness. READ MORE.
Although I wish there was not a pandemic, I see this as an opportunity to prepare our children for the life skills they desperately need to thrive in the 21st century. Here are 5 ways we can model and encourage responsibility and collaboration during this unprecedented time… READ MORE.
I am proud to contribute to the great work being done by The Aspen Institute’s National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development.
Read my article, “Social Skills Are Critical For Future Job Seekers” in Education Week.