Competition vs Cooperation

Many children are naturally competitive or naturally cooperative.  It is part of in-born temperament.  Both characteristics are important and desirable.  Be sure to teach naturally competitive children when and how to be cooperative, and naturally cooperative children when and how to be competitive.

Key idea:  Children, and adults need to learn how to be both cooperative and competitive.


Melody Matthews Lowman, M.A. has a background in both psychology and education. Her biopsychosocial approach allows her to be a resource for behavioral and educational problem solving for children, teens and adults.
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