Annotations for Preparing Children for Success in School and Life : 20 Ways to Enhance Your Child's Brain Power


Baker & Taylor
"Marcia Tate's Preparing Children for Success in School and Life: 20 Ways to Enhance Your Child's Brain Power is an authoritative and practical guide for parents who are interested in creating a brain-compatible home environment conducive to the optimal growth and development of their children. In this collection of recommended best practices, Tate draws on what we know about how our brains behave and learn, the latest research in human growth and development, and her 30 years of being a mother to three to explain how parents can design a brain-compatible environment, put a plan into place to help children develop character and responsible behavior, and use key strategies that grow children's brain cells while working with them at home. Similar in formatto Tate's other books, Preparing Children for Success in School and Life: 20 Ways to Enhance Your Child's Brain Power will define recommended practices, share research from the fields of psychology and education to demonstrate why the practices should beused, and provide numerous examples on the use of the practice in the home environment"--

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Baker & Taylor
"Marcia Tate's Preparing Children for Success in School and Life: 20 Ways to Enhance Your Child's Brain Power is an authoritative and practical guide for parents who are interested in creating a brain-compatible home environment conducive to the optimal growth and development of their children. In this collection of recommended best practices, Tate draws on what we know about how our brains behave and learn, the latest research in human growth and development, and her 30 years of being a mother to three to explain how parents can design a brain-compatible environment, put a plan into place to help children develop character and responsible behavior, and use key strategies that grow children's brain cells while working with them at home. Similar in formatto Tate's other books, Preparing Children for Success in School and Life: 20 Ways to Enhance Your Child's Brain Power will define recommended practices, share research from the fields of psychology and education to demonstrate why the practices should beused, and provide numerous examples on the use of the practice in the home environment"--Provided by publisher.

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Book News
Noting that parents are a child's first and best educators, Tate, an educational consultant and former classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts coordinator, and staff development director, enumerates 20 ways they can increase children's brain power and prepare them for success in life and school. She explains what parents should be doing from birth on, specific practices, related research in psychology and education, and examples. Strategies include developing a relationship with children, talking to and reading to them, accentuating the positive and deemphasizing the negative, identifying chronic behavior and mood disorders, laughing and having fun, and strengthening the child's visual, kinesthetic, and tactile modes of learning. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Sage Publications

Make sure your children grow dendrites!

Award-winning educator Marcia L. Tate provides a research-based road map for raising respectful, responsible children who achieve to their fullest potential. The best-selling author, mother, and grandmother shares brain-compatible strategies for "growing dendrites" and guiding children toward personal, academic, and career success. Her latest book provides parents and caregivers with a wealth of practical tips and tools for:



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