WONDER #2258: How Do We Acquire New Skills?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. how parents can become more involved with their children’s schools.
  2. how to successfully do a load of laundry.
  3. why children should be able to balance a checkbook by the time they turn eighteen.
  4. how children can acquire new skills and why it’s important for adults to help them become independent.

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a potential consequence of helicopter parenting?

  1. decreased confidence
  2. advanced life skills
  3. low self-esteem
  4. increased anxiety

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is the final step in the four-step process of teaching children life skills?

  1. They can do it independently.
  2. You do it for them.
  3. You watch them do it.
  4. You do it with them.

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