Smart and Smarter: Enhancing Your Child's Intelligence through Cognitive Coaching / Edition 1

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"First Published in 1999, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company."

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Rie Rogers Mitchell
As a parent, this book immediately 'grabs' me.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789057025785
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 183
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
I The Nature of Intelligence
1 Enhancing Your Child's Intelligence: An Introduction to Cognitive Coaching 3
2 The Distribution of Intelligence 17
3 How Intelligence Is Measured 21
4 The Dumbing Down of Schools 27
5 The Development of Intelligence: Environment Is Decisive 33
6 Getting Started 39
II The First Five Years
7 Starting the BARI Program 51
8 Physical Development 59
9 The Foundations of Higher Order Thinking (Memory, Language, Basic Cognitive Skills, Self-Awareness and Problem Solving) 91
10 The Foundations of Creativity and Aesthetic Pleasure 113
11 The Foundations of Social-Emotional Development 119
III The Second Five Years
12 The Five- to Seven-Year Shift 133
13 The Enhancement of Right-Brain Thinking 137
14 The Enhancement of Left-Brain Thinking 147
IV Parents, Grandparents and Other Important People
15 Grandparents and Other Important People Who Can Help 159
16 The Parent as Coach, Guide, Tutor and Role Model 163
Index 167
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