Self-Smart: The Little Book with Big Ideas to Help Kids Thrive

Self-Smart: The Little Book with Big Ideas to Help Kids Thrive

by Wendy Beth Rosen

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Overview

Kids today are at risk for becoming disconnected from their own learning and even from themselves in the high-pressure academic culture they're steeped in. Geared for high school students but useful for college undergraduates as well, this book will give budding young adults the opportunity to catch their breath and focus on their character, reflect on what is meaningful to them, learn how to create balance in themselves and in their lives, and work towards short-term and long-term goals that grow out of their own unique sets of strengths and interests. The essential intrapersonal knowledge that this practical book elicits will help students become life-long learners and grow into responsible, caring, and productive individuals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475833065
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 05/30/2017
Pages: 50
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Wendy Beth Rosen is an education consultant specializing in vision-related learning problems, metacognition, and environmental education. A certified early childhood and elementary teacher with extensive classroom experience, she has also taughtin experiential educational settingsas a nature specialist, a marine field instructor, and an educational farmer.

Table of Contents

Preface
Section 1: Unique Intelligences
• Metacognition – A Key to Success
• Multiple Intelligences – Finding Strength and Direction
• Intelligent Strategies for ‘The Win’ In School and In Life
Section 2: Traits for Success
• Internal Skills & External Skills – The In’s and Out’s of Victory
• Characteristics of Great Students – Setting Goals, Getting Organized, Finding Balance
• Internal Skills Inventory - Taking Stock, Taking Charge
• The New S.a.T. – An Action Plan for Life
Afterword
A Special Note to Kids
References

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