Teachable Moment Lost

Once upon a time there was a 10 year old girl who attended 5th grade at an elementary school in Southern California. At her school they taught 4th 5th and 6th grade students the concept of entrepreneurship. Each year they held several events promoting entrepreneurship. Students created businesses and worked with a token economy. At the end of the year, they could trade the tokens they "earned" for prizes. This particular 10 year old girl and her friends were quite industrious. They created … [Read more...]