Tell me and I'll forget.
Show me and I'll remember.
Involve me and I'll understand
The brain is a muscle.
Giving it a harder workout makes you smarter.
|Work Force development|
|Habits of Mind|
|Qualities & Strategies|
a place in which a group’ s collective, as well as individual thinking is valued, visible, and actively promoted as part of the regular, day-to-day experience of all group members.
Thinking Skills needs to take a more formal place in the learning process. It should not be hidden away but be a co-equal of each of the core subjects learning.
Projects as vehicles for
Soft-Skills How can we help high school, college students, drop outs and young workers achieve better lives and understand the work environment? Teach them the soft-skills of life and see work and learning as activities that you continuously get better at. The training will be integrated with a “mindfulness approach” (You have control over your actions) plus elements of fun and relevance to real world activities.
Objective: Offer a set of after-school courses that demonstrates the fundamentals of the various soft-skills and a follow up method for success.
We hope to answer the following student’s questions:
1. “How do I fit in with my peers and teachers?”
2. “How can I achieve what I want in life?”
3. “What life tools are available to help me?”
"How do I handle problems and questions or some perplexity, confusion or doubt?"
A growing number of students are finding it difficult manage the complexities of life relating to the interface of society, schools and business. Many universities, state organization and non-profits see the need but don’t have a delivery model. There is limited learning center addressing the issues. We foresee a market similar to science, math and other after-school programs being marketed to families and students to achieve improvement in their school work and interfacing with societal issues.