Light Up Your Child's Mind: Finding a Unique Pathway to Happiness and Success

Light Up Your Child's Mind: Finding a Unique Pathway to Happiness and Success

4.0 2
by Joseph S. Renzulli, Sally M. Reis
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Based on the renowned "Renzulli Method," which has been adopted in schools all over the country, LIGHT UP YOUR CHILD'S MIND presents a practical program to help children fire up a love of learning to last a lifetime. World-renowned experts Drs. Renzulli and Reis illustrate the crucial role parents can play in their children's development and address how they can work… See more details below

Overview

Based on the renowned "Renzulli Method," which has been adopted in schools all over the country, LIGHT UP YOUR CHILD'S MIND presents a practical program to help children fire up a love of learning to last a lifetime. World-renowned experts Drs. Renzulli and Reis illustrate the crucial role parents can play in their children's development and address how they can work with teachers to enhance their children's education. They uncover the hidden potential of daydreamers, rebels, and one-track minds, arguing that gifted behavior--basic smarts, high levels of task commitment, and creativity--can be fostered in bright children, even unmotivated ones. Step by step, LIGHT UP YOUR CHILD'S MIND will show parents how to set their kids on the path to a rewarding future.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Drs. Renzulli and Reis have managed to penetrate many a misleading idea about children's educational needs. They have devised a wonderful and no doubt highly effective way of enabling parents to become more engaged, more active participants in the growth of their child's mind."-Dr. Mel Levine, author of A Mind at a Time

"This book is a must for parents and educators interested in helping children identify and nurture their talents, develop a love of learning, and build a strong foundation for life."--Michael Gurian, author of The Wonder of Boys and Nurture the Nature

"Based on their first-hand experiences with thousands of young people, Joseph Renzulli and Sally Reis provide vivid illustrations of the many right ways to realize the potentials of all of our children."-Howard Gardner, author of Multiple Intelligences

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316003988
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
Publication date:
08/11/2009
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,423,204
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >