“The End-of-School-Year Show”, deals in the perennial dilemma of collaboration vs. idiosyncrasy.
Our class had to put up a show at the end of the school year. However, we all wanted to shine in different directions. So how did we manage to get our individual wish and still produce the best show in the entire school? Largely thanks to teamwork, which is based on strategies of conflict resolution and division of labor. In our case, this vital trait was enhanced by creative co-optation of ideas from the animal kingdom.
Read this book with your children and help them understand how they can shine better together with their own friends.