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How to Cultivate a Scientific Mind
August 27, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Talent isn´t necessarily linked to the arts and music. A talent for science and a passion for mathematics also exist. In fact, science helps strengthen a critical mind and teaches children how to learn. Whatever interests your children have, it´s wonderful for them to learn to reason, observe, analyse and ask the necessary questions in order to make the right decisions. For those reasons alone, we should cultivate their natural instinct for science. Keep reading to learn how and what apps, books and activities will help you.

How to Cultivate a Critical Mind
August 25, 2014  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

A critical mind is the capacity of evaluating if the information received is accurate or not. Knowing how to critically analyse a subject or a problem makes us consider different possibilities so we can think of solutions. The question is: what does this have to do with children? A lot. Developing a critical mind is important because they learn to make good decisions and grow to have a unique personality. Although this skill does not fully develop until adolescence, it´s good for children to start early on. Do you want to know whether your child has a critical mind and how you can help him develop it? Keep reading!