Creating Capable Kids: Twelve Skills That Will Help Kids Succeed in School and Life.
A captivating, thought-provoking, and practical guide to raising and educating today’s children is now available. It is based on Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen’s approach to human development, which has proven extraordinarily effective in releasing people from poverty. Educators Bruce and Caitlin Howlett apply Sen’s approach to child development at home and in school, providing parents, teachers, and caregivers with a proven foundation for creating rewarding childhoods, academic success, and fulfilling lives, while providing parents, teachers, and caregivers with a proven foundation for creating rewarding childhoods, academic success, and fulfilling lives.
Parents and educators can support the three most crucial tools for children’s survival and success: continuous learning, problem solving, and expanded knowledge and meaning by including the twelve core capacities, such as sensory awareness, creative imagination, emotional, and self-awareness. The writers explain the worth of life and the “Capabilities Approach” idea on how to create inquisitive, actively involved, driven, perceptive, and resilient youngsters using the stories of three distinct sorts of children – Zoe, Mia, and Daniel.