Saturday, February 28, 2009
"What do you most want for your children?"
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That's the question that Positive Psychology pioneer Martin Seligman asks his audiences. Usually, the answers are things like happiness, health, fulfillment, and love.
Here's the punchline: Then he asks them, "What do schools teach?"
So the real question is, when are we going to create an educational system that teaches our children the truly important things?
Or, even better, how do we create an educational system that lets our children learn what's truly important?