“Education” is an every day topic with emotion lurking around every prosy corner. For isn’t everyone an expert about school? And aren’t the words “my child’s school” loaded with one’s own childhood memories, judgments and feelings of worth as a parent?
1) Give your children more unstructured and unsupervised outdoor playtime with friends of various ages. 2) Commit to family meetings. 3) Get more curious. 4) Practice optimism. 5) Be a rocket scientist.
Middle School is where young people rapidly start owning their education. Middle school is the perfect time to develop intellect and character while gaining a deeper sense of self and the real world. Students have a broad palette of topics to study and pair in-depth academic exploration with real-world connections to experts and local apprenticeships. Middle School is about deepening a passion for individual subjects while broadening your understanding of yourself and your future.