Abcs Of Raising Smarter Kids: Hundreds Of Ways To Inspire Your Child by Joanne FosterAbcs Of Raising Smarter Kids: Hundreds Of Ways To Inspire Your Child by Joanne Foster

Abcs Of Raising Smarter Kids: Hundreds Of Ways To Inspire Your Child

byJoanne FosterIllustratorChristine Thammavongsa

Paperback | June 26, 2019

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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.
Dr. Joanne Foster is a multiple award-winning author of five books, and she has been a consultant, educator, teacher trainer, advocate, and presenter in the gifted education arena for over 30 years. Her experience and credentials provide her with a broad network of readers, and she understands and thoughtfully responds to parents’ conc...
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Title:Abcs Of Raising Smarter Kids: Hundreds Of Ways To Inspire Your ChildFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:204 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.43 inShipping dimensions:9.25 × 7.5 × 0.43 inPublished:June 26, 2019Publisher:Gifted Unlimited, LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1733775862

ISBN - 13:9781733775861

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Table of Contents

A "Letter Guide" for Parents
 Dedications
 Introduction
 A is for Attunement, Appreciation, and Action
 B is for Basics: And the B Goes On
 C is for Clarifying Complexities (I Can C Clearly Now)
 D is for Development
 E is for Education
 F is for Fit and Flexibility
 G is for Gifted
 H is for Health and Happiness
 I is for Independence and Initiative
 J is for Journey
 K is for Kindling
 L is for Learning
 M is for Motivation
 N is for Nurturing
 O is for Opportunities
 P is for Productivity
 Q is for Questions
 R is for R We There Yet? Reflecting upon Parents' and Teachers' Roles
 S is for Supporting
 T is for Tips for Working with Teachers
 U is for Understanding
 V is for Viewpoints
 W is for Wondering and Well-Being
 X is for Xtending the Gifted Xperience
 YZ is for Youthful Zeal
 Bibliography
 Endnotes
 Acknowledgments
 About the Author
 About the Illustrator

Editorial Reviews

“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)"Inspirational, fun, and savvy for parents and children discovering common ground while engaging their gifts and highest mind.  The artwork is imaginative and joyous. A must-read for the strategies and language to raise a bright kid.”  Nicole A. Tetreault, PhD - Neuroscientist