Many would say why would you need to develop critical thinking or creative thinking skills of your child is most of tests are based on knowing fact and solving typical non-creative problem both in science and maths.
However, these views are outdated and represent stereotypes. These days more and more employment opportunities required critical thinking and creative thinking skills. Even on interviews you will be rather asked some tricky question requiring thinking and not just knowing facts. Making critical judgements based on data and information becomes crucial in a modern world of business.
More of it, research shows just focussing on critical thinking skills with educationally disadvantaged students improved their performance sitting standardized test substantially.It looks like we will also see lots of creative and critical thinking tasks in tests and not just factual tasks or standard maths or science problems.
To learn these skills you may enrol your child into our weekly online or face-to-face “TRIZ for Kids Creative Thinking and Problem Solving” program.