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Last week, we shared an Infographic on 21st Century Skills; Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, and Consciousness. Let's see the 5Cs in action!

In the comments below, share your musings and drawings of a city on Mars (or Jupiter!)

In our Infographic Series, we distill seminal and groundbreaking research on child development into short, simple, shareable, and actionable insights.

This week, let's look into the 5 Critical 21st Century Skills or the 5Cs. Our children are the future and the best thing we can do as parents is to equip them for the the future.
A little over two weeks ago, the world lost one of its biggest advocates of creativity in education; Sir Ken Robinson was an educator and advisor to many government, NGOs, and international bodies on Arts Education. In what remains the most watched TED talk in the history of TED, Sir Ken Robinson humorously reminds us that all children are born with unique creative gifts and a natural appetite for risk taking; innate abilities that our school systems systematically punish and squander over time. If you haven't already watched this talk, please watch it. If you have, watch it again. What's... (More)
Presenting our Infographic Series where we distill seminal and groundbreaking research on child development into short, simple, shareable, and actionable insights.

In our first one, we break down "The Power of Play", a paper that first appeared in 'Pediatrics' and made a strong case for the many amazing benefits of play by critically analysing evidence from a host of studies. The recommendation is simple: let your kids play!