Report cards outline adult expectations for kids and give details of what we’re evaluating them on. This does not leave much opportunity for them to identify or act on their own goals.

Parents – you can help support your child’s autonomy by adding a few additional lines into their report card. Have them fill out these lines with their own self-directed goals. This gives your child an opportunity to work towards a goal with the process of learning under their control.

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