ABCs of Raising Smarter Kids

ABCs of Raising Smarter Kids : Hundreds of Ways to Inspire Your Child

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In ABCs of Raising Smarter Kids, award-winning author and gifted education expert Dr. Joanne Foster reveals ways to help kids thrive. Moving from A to Z, she offers helpful information on child development, and shares hundreds of current resources and practical suggestions. Each letter/chapter features a different thematic focus such as Education, Health and Happiness, Motivation, and Productivity. Beautifully illustrated by Christine Thammavongsa, ABCs is a comprehensive, reader-friendly, and unique parenting book.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 11mm | 358g
  • English
  • 1733775862
  • 9781733775861

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"ABCs provides guidance to address a breadth of important topics which can be the opening for deeper conversations about dynamics in the home or issues at school or with peers. Jennifer L. Jolly, Ph.D. - Professor of Gifted Education, University of Alabama; Editor, Journal for the Education of the Gifted

"The ABCs of Raising Smarter Kids provides insightful strategies and resources to help parents foster children's intelligence and nurture core strengths like creativity, resilience, and curiosity. An easy-to-read but comprehensive and well-researched book." Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D. - Developmental Psychologist

"Joanne Foster's latest book is so jam-packed with bite sized information, that one could devote an entire school year to applying each helpful idea, one day at a time, and still not run out of new approaches and opportunities to raise smarter kids!" Sara Dimerman - Psychologist/Author

"As an educator, parent. and founder of a proactive youth mental health program, I am adding ABCs of Raising Smarter Kids to my reference library. I found Joanne Foster's book positively engaging, creative, and full of helpful resources." Janet King - Chief Kids Officer & Founder - Kids Now

"This book is a great starting point for those beginning their journey through the world of parenting bright and gifted children. Filled with fun facts, ample alliteration, and "xtraordinary xamples," it provides guidance galore and rich resources." - Ed Amend, PsyD - Clinical Psychologist, and Award-winning Author

"I LOVE it! The chapter topics are perfect. I truly think the ABC approach to this book is inspired. Wonderful information. I will definitely recommend it to everyone." Marianne Kuzujanakis - M.D. Paediatrician, M.P.H., co-author of Misdiagnosis & Dual Diagnosis of Gifted Children & Adults (2nd edition)

"ABCs of Raising Smarter Kids," is an excellent first book for parents--or anyone--with hundreds of questions about how to support the bright children in their care. I confidently recommend this easy-to-read, delightful book!" - Deborah Ruf, Ph.D. - Gifted Education Expert and Award-winning Author

"A joyful journey through the countless ways parents can help children appreciate their unique strengths and nurture their highest potential. I love the reassuring ideas along with the imaginative illustrations. Truly a gift for parents and children alike." Mona Delahooke, Ph.D. - Author of Beyond Behaviors
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