Classroom Life Skills
The employment world is jungle out there and each student must learn life skills as early as they are in the classroom.
There are several classroom life skills that can help the learner succeed in life such as flexibility, initiative, social skills, productivity, and leadership.
What is flexibility?
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We live in an ever changing environment. Because change is a constant thing, it is critical for learners to adjust and adapt to the change. We are expected to readily analyze the situation that is happening and do the necessary steps to address the said situation.
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The main objective of the learner should be considered in taking the necessary steps to address the change.
One should not mistake flexibility for being without standard. As a matter of fact flexibility should have a foundation that should aid the student to move forward while still keeping his focus on the main objective. There is a prize behind flexibility being a required classroom skill for change.
Survival requires flexibility.
Aside from following a boxed set of rules and policies, students are expected to adapt and adjust to the situations brought about by changes while they plan out their objectives, explore for the answer to their questions, dig up and discover relevant information, work with other members of their team, invent things that have never been heard of, assess the results of their labor, develop the same, and let the world know what they are capable of.
What does it mean to have initiative? Being initiative is one of the core classroom life skills of an entrepreneurial spirit.
Initiative drives a person to think of an idea and makes a way to bring that idea to past. Individuals who think like businessmen are required in our every changing society. Learners should develop that skill on how to set goals for themselves. The steps to reach one’s goal is the next step that the learner should learn. Initiative requires that the student is able to executive his or her plans in order to reach the goals that he or she have set from the start of the process.
Once the student has set his or her goals, planned out the steps he or she needs to take, and developed a plan of execution to bring about his or her plans to reality, then it is the time that they are to be considered able to carry on their own set of activities.
it is the responsibility of the teachers or mentors to teach the students the importance of the inquiry process.
By teaching the learners or the student the inquiry process from the very start, the teachers are actually equipping the learners to become individuals with initiative.
Survival requires initiative.