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Tony Buzan’s Buzan Thinking Skills

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Thinking is the Operating Skill for Intelligence

Like other skills, thinking is learnable and can be improved with appropriate training and practice.  It is an essential skill for unlocking and developing your child’s potential in learning, improving performance in school, and cultivating practical intelligence.  This is a compact 3 session programme covering core thinking skills organised under information processing, comprehension skills and critical thinking.

Duration: 3 half day sessions of 3 hours each

Age Groupings: P3-P4 & P5-Sec 1

Course Outline

  • Session 1 : Process Skills
    • Classifying
    • Comparing & Contrasting
    • Sequences & Patterns
    • Analogies
    • Visualizing
    • Logical Analysis
  • Session 2 : Comprehension Skills
    • Identifying Main Ideas
    • Facts or Opinions
    • Determining Author’s Purpose
    • Cause & Effect
    • Inferring
    • Predicting Outcome
  • Session 3 : Critical Thinking
    • Attributes of a Critical Thinker
    • Process of Critical Thinking
    • Clarify
    • Reliability
    • Identify Assumptions
    • Thinking Traps
    • Information Sufficiency
    • Conclusions
    • Alternative Views
    • Logic
    • 7 Habits of Intelligent People
    • Decision Making
    • Case Studies
    • 90 / 10 Rule

Course Fee: $250

Suitable for levels P3 – P6

Goldhill Centre
Date: 10 – 12 March 08
Time: 9 am – 12pm

Hougang Centre
Date: 10 – 12 March 08 / 13 – 15 March 08
Time: 10 am – 1pm

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