Preparing Kids for the Future
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be. ~ Johann Wolfgang Goethe
Every child needs to learn that they can solve problems when faced with them. They can learn to be at cause in their life rather than a victim of circumstances. Of course there are always things beyond an individual’s control, but many of us give up our personal power of choice without ever being aware of it. As we value our children as the unique individuals they are, we in turn must teach them to value themselves and step forward with confidence into their future.
The Elementary School Counselor’s Book of Leadership Lessons can help children develop critical thinking skills and problem solving skills. Here’s how: