The design of the 21st-century classroom differs in many ways from the 20th-century classroom. Away from the teacher-centered approach, the new classroom focuses on the whole learner and integrative approaches to learning.… READ FULL ARTICLE
The executive functioning skills describe our higher-level mental abilities to manage and regulate tasks, actions, and emotions. They are helpful in keeping us alert, timely, and emotionally secure.
The skills involve the use of logic to have our lives under constant check and prevent negative energy and emotions from taking over.… READ FULL ARTICLE
Brain development in children describes how they develop intellect. This basically means they get to do stuff like thinking, reasoning, understanding, and learning.
Efficient optimization of the brain allows them to solve mental challenges and productivity tasks with ease.… READ FULL ARTICLE
Self-control in children describes a set of regulatory and disciplinary guidelines they need to stay calm, reflective, and productive in the face of day-to-day life challenges.
Self-control allows them to reflect on their thoughts, words, actions, emotions, and other responses and use their inner strength to refrain from negative actions.… READ FULL ARTICLE
Working memory is a mental skill that helps us to work with information over short durations. It facilitates the retention of re-usable information during ‘an ongoing’ cognitive activity such as a conversation, cooking, or reading.… READ FULL ARTICLE
Flexible thinking describes our higher-order mental ability to shift our thinking in response to expected and unexpected challenges.
It also describes our mental preparedness to solve tasks and new challenges by using more than only one solution and drawing from past experiences.… READ FULL ARTICLE