Starter 4

What is Lost

TRUE TAKEAWAY
Educational systems require some form of measurement to be successful; however, the volume of testing in today’s schools is draining the school’s resources as well as the student’s energy and their love of learning for knowledge’s sake.

TRUE CONVERSATIONS

How do we measure effectiveness without jeopardizing creativity or opportunities?

What does your student’s school day really look like? Are they suffering from anxiety due to testing?

In what ways are students able to collaborate with other students in their school?

What are the soft skills students are missing when focused on academics?

NEXT STEPS TO CONSIDER

Parents can help with soft skills like time management, communication, positive attitude, organization, etc.

Talk with your student about their daily struggles at school. What are the roadblocks or challenges to their effective learning?

If your student is one who struggles with testing, here are some helpful tips to get you started. Work together and seek outside assistance to find helpful solutions.

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