CRITICAL THINKING PROGRAM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

  • Who can be Creative, Types of Creative Thinking skills by Bonnie Cramond, Ph.D. Torrance Center
  • The Design process and Ideation techniques and Brainstorming techniques like SCAMPER, The Idea Box, etc.
  • Develop creative thinking through Hand-on activities., Learning & Designing Phases

ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM – BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

  • Characteristics of business “Business may be defined as human activities directed towards providing or acquiring wealth through buying and selling goods.”, by L.H. Haney, A vital omission is ‘services’
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Vs Entrepreneurship (Ideation techniques & idea generation)

SUSTAINABLE LIVING PROGRAM – GO GREEN: REUSE, REDUCE, RECYCLE

  • Design sustainable living conditions in the 21st Century
  • The aim is to appraise “green” issues: to develop for example sustainable agriculture or to develop and use new technologies to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels. Example: How to harness / capture energy from the sun to make electricity – use of photovoltaic / solar panels. Explore solar energy be used to power up a calculator

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING SCIENCE PROGRAM

  • Toy-making workshop activities are divided into models on Land, Water, Air and toys that Spin and Balance
  • The Science of Launching Rockets (chemical & PET rockets)
  • Students build models and learn Air pressure & friction. Properties of Matter, Density, Buoyancy, Motion, Forces, Energy and Energy Transfer. Measurement, Data Analysis, System and Design

PRESENTATION AND SPEAKING WITH CONFIDENCE

  • Essentials of communications, Your objective and audience, Researching the materials
  • Rehearsal & Voice Training, Personal presentation
  • Identify the Key Points, Focusing on the message, Planning structure & content, preparing Audio and Visual Aids
  • Preparing the Venue, Getting started, using Audio & visual Aids, Body Language

MOTIVATION & STUDY PROGRAM

  • What’s your Learning Style & Visual Learning (mind mapping) include hands-on mind map drawing
  • Note-taking and Mnemonics including, Fishbone diagram – Cause and Effect Analysis
  • Stress Management and Time Management Quadrants by Steven Covey

ADOPTING A PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING (PBL) APPROACH TO DEVELOP STUDENTS AS CRITICAL THINKERS AND PROBLEM SOLVERS – TEACHERS TRAINING PROGRAM

Problem-based learning (PBL) is a pedagogical approach where a problem stands at the beginning of the learning process. Problems are usually given to a team of students; students then become responsible for defining the problem, finding out what they do know already and recognising what additional information they need to solve the problem.

  • The Magic of Creative Teaching – A Hands-On- Approach
  • Traditional Approach Vs problem-based learning approach
  • The role of Educators in a Problem Based Learning Approach
  • Relationship between Problem Based and Inquiry Based Learning
  • Ingenuity – Effective Learning – How students learn
  • The Questioning Techniques and more
  • Challenges in a Problem based Learning Classroom and how to handle them

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Creative Learning Camps – Our popular camps provide for 5 hrs (half day) upto 35 hours (5 days) of hands on learning that have kids thinking, solving problems, building, testing, and having fun! Each camp is based around an integrated theme where kids utilize what they have learned at each stage of the project. Kids love the camp and will come back for more. Ideal for schools, clubs, kids care centers, and enrichment centres.