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“I Wish Songs” of movies described, with musical shorts. Obvious goal-setting process.

Do you know about the “I Wish Songs?”

Give a listen to this segment of the NPR show, This American Life. If the link does not work in your browser, search for show 259.

  1. What do you wish for?
  2. See our growing listing of “I Wish Songs.” Add your contributions to the listing of these songs too.
  3. What is your favorite “I Wish Song?”
  4. What is your “I Wish Song?”

Question: What did you do as a kid?
Answer: “Our life centered around playing ball.”

Our life centered around playing ball.

We played basketball. … We played football. We played softball. And, I’ll tell you something. This is interesting. In those days, and I think it was a good thing, kids played it (sports) without adult supervision. So we made up our own games. And we worked things things out ourselves. I learned a lot about democracy from the school yards…. It was a great experience.

This is less of a candidate endorsement but rather it is a resounding endorsement of the developmental stages when kid’s learn about playing well with others.

Unlike Americans, Europeans don’t view recess as a waste of time.

Posted by ATTN: on Tuesday, March 8, 2016