Mind in the Making: Executive Function and The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
How can families and teachers give kids the life skills they need to cope in our multi-tasking, multimedia, modern world?
Bright Horizons, in conjunction with Families and Work Institute and Ellen Galinsky, present a parent webinar about the skills adults and children need in order to succeed in the 21st century.
For over a decade, Ms. Galinsky has worked with top researchers from across the country, filming their experiments and studying their results demonstrating how we learn best. In her recently released highly acclaimed bestselling book, Mind in the Making (Harper Collins 2010), she identifies seven Life Skills that
are essential to success - in school, the workforce and in life.
You will learn:
- The simple everyday things parents can do to build life skills in their children
- The connection between life skills and school readiness
- Strategies to help fuel your child’s natural passion for learning
- Methods for empowering your child to manage stress, take on challenges and build resilience