i totally agree with this as it is so important to explore logic and also natural morality through the application of logic. My own children got an excellent exposure by way of a grade ten religion class in which rather Jesuit ideas were explored. At the same age i was put through Euclid which again introduces logical thinking.
Once established all the related demands go that much easier.
My own work has allowed me through rigorous understanding of the elements of logic to arrive at a rigorous understanding of GOD. An eye opener to be sure.
It does not have to be a massive undetraking but it needs to be focused and built around one term and should allow active investigation of spiritual traditions along with meditation methods.
Once your brain discovers logic, it orders thinks accordingly and the result is that you do become smarter provided you maintain a steady knowledge acquisition program.
Teaching kids philosophy makes them smarter in math and English