Category Archives for Future Skills

teach your kids to code

Teach your kids to code

The reason you should teach your kids to code is not necessarily about setting them up for a career in coding, but rather for kids to learn to understand code and speak the language of the machines.Coding

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Using the internet in the classroom is not cheating

Why using Google in the classroom isn’t cheating

Allowing our children to use technology in the classroom, to access information on Google, is not cheating!We need to stop worrying about testing kids on their memory and rather teach them how to access,

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Key skills for graduates

The key skills Google looks for in graduates

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Share0 What are the key skills that Google (and other big companies) now look for in their job candidates? What are the skills that we should be teaching our children that

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Accounting and finance career advice

Advising your children for careers in accounting and finance

0 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Share0 So, your child wants to become an accountant or auditor? Or maybe you’re advising them to follow a career in finance because accounting and finance are

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Talking Robot makes hair appointment

Talking Robot books a hair appointment

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 When a talking Robot can phone up a hair salon and successfully make a hair appointment without sounding like a robot or AI then we know the future is approaching faster

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How to Teach Kids Emotional and Social Skills

Teaching our kids emotional and social skills are important jobs that we as parents have.  In her book 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do, Amy Morin outlines specific exercises that teach

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Teach your kids entrepreneurial skills

Some of the key skills we're going to need in the future are entrepreneurial skills. This doesn't mean having to start your own business, but rather making sure you develop the same skills that make entrepreneurs

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To be a Future Smart Parent, you must change your mind

It will very soon be the 2020s – in fact, the children starting school now will only enter university in the 2030s. We’re properly into the 21st century now, and the evidence that we’re “living

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