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How much emphasize should school put on developing soft skills –people skills- rather than intelligence?

Is developing super-smart kids without making them efficient “social animals” worst then the opposite? How should we balance it in school in order to avoid developping unhappy or unproductive people?

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    Dec 16 2011: Hey Steve,

    A: as you say it's value that we teach along the way in family, sport, school all social moments. In my opinion, it cannot be a focus by itself.
    B: Completely agree.

    But then you need C: help children what they should or could learn and why it is important to learn. In other words: self motivation and willingness to learn. That's where they get the "hard" skills.
    With me on that point?

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