33 Competition Myth #3Our modern society is very competitive and schools should prepare students for this competitive environment
34 Adult, real world competition Only compete when you wish toOnly compete against peers
35 Children are naturally competitive Competition Myth #4Children are naturally competitive
36 WHY DO YOU PLAY SPORTS? To have fun To improve skills To stay in shape To do something I’m good atTo get exerciseTo be part of a teamThe challenge of competitionAthletic Footwear Association3900 High School Athletes
37 Myth #6 “The more you put into it…the more you get out of it” “The harder you try…the better you’ll do!”
38 “It will be a great day when we recognize Performance Inconsistency as part of the LD child’s profile…rather than as evidence for the prosecution.” Mel Levine. M.D.