EP 05 – Mindsets for the Future: Helping children to augment their amazing thinking.

By Nick Burnett

What does it take to raise and educate amazing kids? How can we best prepare them for the astonishing future that is coming up? The research and everyday options can sometimes seem overwhelming, and so, in this series of podcasts, Nick Burnett and Tony Ryan will offer some practical insights for educators and parents alike. With a focus on 12-year-old Georgie, who will be 32 years old in 2039 AD, they will outline a number of key elements on what is needed to help her live a fulfilling life.

How do we help children to best augment their intellectual abilities? In Episode 5, Nick and Tony focus on the development of mindsets and thinking processes that help children to engage with their amazing future.

Direct reference is made to:

– Practical frameworks and everyday strategies that enhance thinking in children (especially Georgie)
– The boosting of initiative, creativity and curiosity in their learning and their life
– The encouragement of reflective practice in their everyday functioning
– The worth of intelligent optimism in their language and their thinking

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