This puzzle game helps with Self-Control, Focus, & Flexibility, is available on Facebook, and is recommended for kids ages six and older.
Starting at around the age of 6, children begin the process of choosing the type of play they are most interested in, rather than having it dictated to them by […]
Here at LearningWorks for Kids, we’re dedicated to helping families leverage technology in a positive way, showing them how they can use the latest apps and games not just to […]
Critical thinking is broadly defined as the process in which we evaluate and analyze information to gain a fuller understanding of a particular subject or problem, and then use those […]
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What are Executive Functions? Executive functions are brain-based cognitive skills that facilitate critical thinking and self-regulation. Executive functions call upon the prefrontal cortex of our brains to help with goal-setting and decision making. These skills include [...]
The term “thinking skills” refers to the specific mental and cognitive processes that a person draws upon to think effectively. Basically, thinking skills are what we use in our heads […]
Thinking skills and executive functions play a crucial role in children’s classroom success, as they are the cognitive processes that help kids to better plan, organize, make decisions, pay attention, […]
Thinking skills are derived from what psychologists call executive functions — the brain-based cognitive skills that manage critical thinking. Think of them as the tools the brain uses to manage tasks, solve […]
In the 21st century, a good early education is often the key to future academic and vocational success. Parents compete to get their children into the best preschools. Our […]