The story “Calculating Challenges” highlights the following learning objective, “Learn to try new things that one doesn’t yet feel capable of doing.” (Learning and Study Skills-1d)
Pick one or two of the following discussion questions or activities to help your child understand the value of this learning objective.
- Is there a subject or skill you have difficulty learning, or wish you didn't need to study?
- Can you think of any historical characters who did great things as a result of learning and mastering challenging subjects, situations, or skills? (Research it if you don’t know of any off hand)