Makoto Shichida, our founder, strongly believed that education should not solely focus on knowledge. He emphasised that each child is born with a purpose, aiming to utilise their unique abilities for positive contributions to society. Furthermore, he believed that nurturing children to their fullest potential would shape them into future leaders capable of solving global issues. This approach, emphasising purpose-driven education, aligns with Shichida’s vision for creating future problem-solving leaders.
Engage the heart to engage the mind
At Shichida, our early learning program places equal emphasis on nurturing both EQ and IQ. Our philosophy revolves around engaging a child’s heart to stimulate their mind. To achieve this, we employ a diverse range of activities, songs, and games. These incorporate essential tasks like mindfulness exercises and collaborative work. Moreover, we strive to equip children with effective learning tools, enabling them to acquire, comprehend, and retain information. Simultaneously, we actively involve parents in their child’s learning journey. This approach encourages their active participation and guidance. By incorporating these strategies, we create a well-rounded educational experience for children.
Helping to develop well-rounded individuals
With these values, and years of research behind us, the Shichida Method ultimately intends to nurture your relationship with your child. Afterall, you are your child’s first and best teacher. Together, we can help your child develop into a well-rounded individual ready to successfully engage with their community and the world.
Frequently Asked Questions: Raising EQ and IQ
Brain training for kids refers to activities and exercises designed to stimulate and enhance various cognitive functions and skills. The goal of brain training is to optimise brain development and improve cognitive abilities such as attention, memory, problem-solving, creativity, and critical thinking.
At Shichida, our brain training program for kids goes beyond solely focusing on raising IQ. We strongly believe in the equal importance of developing EQ.
IQ refers to a person’s intellectual intelligence, while EQ pertains to their emotional intelligence.
Our brain training approach aims to emphasise the significance of nurturing and enhancing both EQ and IQ. By actively engaging the child’s heart in the learning process, we effectively stimulate their mind.
Through a variety of activities, songs, and games, we provide your child with essential tools for more effective learning, improved collaboration, and enhanced emotional balance through mindfulness practices.
Prof. Shichida believed that every child is born with the ability to harness their unique abilities. These abilities can contribute positively to their community and society as a whole.
Children who can harness their emotional and intellectual intelligence are better positioned throughout their lives to achieve greater success.
They are typically:
- More adaptable
- More focused on continual improvement
- Active and continual learners
- Better at managing stressful situations
- More skilled at problem-solving
- More aware of and concerned with other’s feelings
Overall, children with a high IQ and EQ are more well-rounded and happier overall.
Brain training can start as early as six months. Repeated and targeted early learning activities lay the groundwork for developing a stronger EQ and IQ in your child during their crucial developmental years. By engaging in this program prior to starting school, your child can benefit from a solid foundation that propels their learning and growth within the formal educational setting. Furthermore, our program supports them to thrive and excel in both school and life.
Kids IQ training exercises are primarily fun and involve a variety of targeted activities, songs and games. This may involve puzzles, concentration games, guessing games, breathing exercises and more. Both cognitive and sensory skills are incorporated for a holistic effective approach.
Additionally, we encourage parent participation in our program as a valued component of a child’s learning.