More Than A Perfect Score: When Are Kids Under-Challenged In Math?

  • Instead of seeing perfect scores as the benchmark for success, it’s time to start seeing them as signs that kids are under-challenged,
  • “We’re teaching kids that you have to get it right every time,” he said.
  • They’re also missing out on opportunities to tackle more challenging problems that will help them grow and develop.
  • What’s more, if kids aren’t presented with mathematical “challenges they won’t succeed at every time,” then the first time they encounter a real challenge, they often don’t know how to cope,

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