These skills are needed to remember information, think flexibly, set goals, and regulate behaviour to reach those goals (e.g. self control).
- Attention and memory
- Cognitive Flexibility: the faculty to go from one task to another and to evaluate all possibilities
Creativity & Problem Solving
These skills are called upon to think about the information that one is given in new and novel ways to become an efficient problem-solver in and outside of school.
- Critical thinking
- Thinking outside the box
- Scientific Literacy
These skills pertain to movement and, in particular, fine motor skills such as manual dexterity.
- Reaction time
Space & Numbers
These skills are required when thinking about objects in space or numbers, time, and space and how they relate to each other.
- Spatial reasoning
- Logical-Mathematical reasoning
These skills emphasise how to get along with others and are developed as children play or work with parents and other adults, siblings, and peers.
- Perspective taking and collaboration
- Taking initiative
- Emotional regulation