Developing Successful Minds from Young

Instilling the Habits of Mind in your little ones equips them with the resources to overcome challenges effectively and become successful in life.

words toh wei shi
photo courtesy of mulberry learning centre

When confronted with a thorny problem, does your child simply throw a tantrum, refuse to comply, or do they persist and explore different viable options? These behavioural traits may be early indicators of your child’s ability to succeed in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (V.U.C.A.) world in future.

As parents, we know that education is far more than mere facts and knowledge. Beyond the answers our little ones know today, it’s the questions they conjure and pose, and the thirst for knowledge that are more important. Along the same line of thought, it is the action taken to pursue the dream and the resolve demonstrated when things go awry that are more important than the mere idea itself.

Read more of the Habits of Mind in the Feb-Apr 2017 issue of little.