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.

Find out more about Dr Cabrera’s reasearch at: http://www.cabreraresearch.org

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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