I've heard of sports leagues for kids where they don't keep score. Big Girl's basketball league didn't. I understand how they can be good for kids. Everyone gets a chance to play. Everyone has a feeling of accomplishment at the end of the game. Great.
But we aren't those people. At our house we keep score. We try hard. And. We have winners and losers.
This weekend we did a score tally on the school work from last week. The week had started off rough, but I knew there were more good points than bad ones. So, we tallied up the comments from the teacher on the weeks' work.
:) = 6
:( = 1
Pretty good score. Certainly enough to earn some dessert! :)