Sunday, July 26, 2009

Best Predictor of a Child's Success?

This article talks about the importance of teaching children responsibility. Even more than teaching a preschooler about colors, letters and reading; it looks like responsibility is a greater predictor of a child's success. The article targets the audience of parents, but youth workers and educators can also take cues from the ideas and strategies.

Taking time to teach responsibility feeds into the asset categories of Positive Values, Empowerment and Social Competencies.