Soft skills matter

 

Such an interesting article about how soft skills matter for keeping kids out of trouble, in the long-term.

Soft skills might include teaching kids to work cooperatively in a group or teaching them how to think about the long-term consequences when they make a decision, whereas teaching physics is an example of a hard skill.

These skills are often not emphasizes in early schooling and they should be! Many researchers are aiming their efforts at promoting the teaching of these skills in preschools and elementary schools around the country.

Parents should do all they can to promote these skills with their children … as should education policymakers.

You can find the whole article <here>.

 

 

 

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