When adolescents have nothing meaningful to do, they’ll create their own meaning. This can be good news or bad news, depending on what they come up with. For too long, parents, teachers, and coaches have only offered facsimiles of real-world experiences to teens. We’ve been afraid our kids will get hurt, be unsafe, be unready, and fail; and consequently, sheltered them from the very experiences that matured and developed past generations of adolescents. In this episode, Tim and Andrew talk about how we can implement real-world skills into the way we educate our students.
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