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Mind in the making : the seven essential life skills every child needs

Author: Ellen Galinsky
Publisher: New York : HarperStudio, [2010]. ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Bringing the work of more than a hundred scientists into a form that parents everywhere can use, Galinsky has divided this information into the seven skills she believes all children should learn, showing parents not only what children are capable of, but specifically how to develop those capabilities in their children from birth up until age eight.
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Genre/Form: Life skills guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Galinsky
ISBN: 9780061732324 006173232X
OCLC Number: 419859847
Description: xv, 382 pages : tables ; 23 cm
Contents: Skill one: focus and self control --
Skill two: perspective taking --
Skill three: communicating --
Skill four: making connections --
Skill five: critical thinking --
Skill six: taking on challenges --
Skill seven: self-directed, engaged learning.
Other Titles: Seven essential life skills every child needs
Responsibility: Ellen Galinsky.

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"Ellen Galinsky-already the go-to person on interaction between families and the workplace-draws on fresh research to explain what we ought to be teaching our children.  Read more...

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"[Mind in the Making] may well be the next iconic parenting manual, up there with Spock and Leach and Brazelton, one that parents turn to for reassurance that all is more or less okay, reminders of Read more...

 
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