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ABCs of Raising Smarter Kids: Hundreds of Ways to Inspire Your Child
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, M ...more
ebook, 199 pages
Published August 10th 2019 by Gifted Unlimited, LLC
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Dr. Joanne Foster’s deep understanding of and affection for gifted kids shines through this encyclopedic handbook. Organized by the letters of the alphabet, this book touches on a wide range of topics, from “Attunement” to “Youthful Zeal.” It’s a quick-reference guide with clear explanations of themes such as “Underachievement” and “Acceleration.” It’s also a resource guide pointing to numerous useful books and websites on relevant topics. But perhaps its most valuable function is as a ...more
I love ABCs because it provides a "taste" of information on a host of topics and then provides resources for a deep dive on those which resonate more at any given time through the parenting journey. The illustrations are whimsical and clever. ABCs definitely falls in the category of books for now, later, and yet still later!
Joanne Foster is co-author (with Dona Matthews) of the award-winning Being Smart about Gifted Education 2nd Edition, (2009, Great Potential Press), and Beyond Intelligence: Secrets for Raising Happily Productive Kids (2014, House of Anansi Press). She is also a parent, teacher, consultant, researcher, and education specialist. Dr. Foster has over thirty years experience working in the field of ...more