The ThinkSTEP Philosophy
After teaching in Taipei for many years, ThinkSTEP Founder Michael Sedwick began identifying patterns in his students’ behavior. They worked hard yet feared mistakes and looked for Michael’s permission before writing each sentence. They also had no idea what they wanted to study in university and lacked key critical thinking skills for AP and IB exams.
To solve this dilemma, ThinkSTEP teaches students to be in charge of their own learning and life success by transforming them into independent and analytical young adults.
Based on the university seminar format and inspired by Harvard’s freshman writing courses, our educational pedagogy revolves around three core ThinkSTEP Study Skills:
Read / Analyze / Communicate