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The learning tree : overcoming learning disabilities from the ground up

Author: Stanley I Greenspan; Nancy Thorndike Greenspan; Richard Lodish
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press/Lifelong Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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Discusses how to identify and analyze missing developmental steps that can lead to learning problems, utilizing the metaphor of a tree to examine how children perceive the world; grow socially and academically; and develop the ability to read, write, organize their work, perform mathematics, and more.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley I Greenspan; Nancy Thorndike Greenspan; Richard Lodish
ISBN: 9780738212333 0738212334
OCLC Number: 227029185
Notes: "A Merloyd Lawrence book."
Description: xix, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sally's story --
IQ testing: uses and misuses --
Play and learning: floortime --
Building basic thinking --
Building advanced thinking --
Using all the thinking levels: the Sidwell Friends buddy project --
Getting to the roots: avoiding labels --
Deciphering sounds --
Making sense of what we hear --
Organizing actions: motor planning and sequencing --
Organizing thoughts --
Regulating sensation --
Making sense of what we see --
Integrating all the roots: the Sidwell Friends nutrition project --
Helping Sally: strengthening the trunk and the roots --
The learning tree in action: the Sidwell Friends dinosaur project --
Reading comprehension --
Expressing ideas in writing and speaking --
Mathematical thinking and reasoning --
Organizational skills --
The learning tree in conclusion: the Sidwell Friends Native Americans and colonist project.
Responsibility: Stanley I. Greenspan and Nancy Thorndike Greenspan ; with contributions by Richard Lodish.

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Publishers Weekly, 8/2/10 "Pre-eminent psychiatrist and early childhood expert Stanley Greenspan collaborated with his wife, Nancy Thorndike Greenspan, in their fourth book together, the culmination Read more...

 
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