Watch This: Why We Need to Teach Thinking Skills

Are we teaching young people to be followers not leaders? We’ve been reading Seth Godin’s ‘Stop Stealing Dreams’ this week – and as a result discovered this brilliant TEDx talk from Dr Derek Cabrera.

Dr Cabrera explains why we need to teach young people more than just how to be good at school¬† – we need to teach them how to be good at life…and for this, they need to learn four key thinking skills.

A must watch for educators, parents, and anyone who believes in the transformative power of learning.

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Quote of the Week…

“Choices lead to habits. Habits become talents.Talents are labeled gifts.You’re not born this way, you get this way.” Seth Godin.

OK, so some people may have a natural aptitude for certain types of work, but nobody really gets to become a true expert or virtuoso without putting in some hard graft.

We believe luck is a choice not a chance…so instead of waiting to find your talent, why not develop it instead?

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