Acton Academy Mesilla Valley

CONSCIOUS LISTENING

Laura Sandefer

February 1, 2013

Each week the guides at Acton are focusing on one Socratic skill. Last week we focused on “being concise.” This week we chose “listening openly.”

I believe this may be the most transformative skill we can practice as a parent: consciously and openly listening to our children. The following TED talk takes 7 minutes to watch. It is one of those that creeps into your thinking and just might change your world:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSohjlYQI2A

Enjoy.

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