Video: Sparks – How Youth Thrive – Peter Benson

No one has ever said, oh this child of mine, my fondest wish is they will ace statewide benchmark math and science tests when they’re 16…

When you actually listen to people’s statements about their dreams for our kids, you hear a very different language. Kids who experience joy. Kids who are connected and engaged. Kids who fall in love with their life and all of life. Kids with kindness and generosity, Kids who are happy.

That, my friends, is the language of human thriving.