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Dreamers, discoverers & dynamos : how to help the child who is bright, bored, and having problems in school

Author: Lucy Jo Palladino
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Ballantine books edView all editions and formats
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A clinical psychologist explains that millions of children with dazzling intelligence think divergently--overflowing with many ideas--while schools, organized activities, and daily life reward convergent thinking, which focuses on one idea at a time.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Jo Palladino
ISBN: 0345405730 9780345405739
OCLC Number: 40652728
Notes: Originally published: The Edison trait. New York : Times Books, ©1997.
Description: xxiv, 310 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Part 1. Your child's inventive mind. Does your child have the Edison trait? --
Children who are divergent-thinking-dominant --
The nature of attention --
Part 2. Eight steps to help your Edison-trait child. Step one. Believe in your child --
Step two. Watch what you say --
Step three. Build a parent-and-child team --
Step four. Encourage your child's interests --
Step five. Teach your child self-control --
Step six. Coach your child to learn how to achieve --
Step seven. Take care of yourself --
Step eight. Take care of your family --
Part 3. A parent's guide to resources. Your Edison-trait child at school --
What is ADD? --
Professional diagnosis, testing, and counseling --
Medicating a child who has ADD: a personal decision --
Controversial theories and methods --
Part 4. Your child's future. Edisonian leaders of the Information Age.
Other Titles: Edison trait
Dreamers, discoverers, and dynamos
Responsibility: Lucy Jo Palladino.
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A clinical psychologist explains that millions of children with dazzling intelligence think divergently--overflowing with many ideas--while schools, organized activities, and daily life reward convergent thinking, which focuses on one idea at a time.

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