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How to Raise a Brighter Child - Joan Beck

How to Raise a Brighter Child

By: Joan Beck

Paperback Published: 1st September 1999
ISBN: 9780671035754
Number Of Pages: 352

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  • How much is a child capable of learning before the age of six?

  • What happens to a child's brain during the preschool years when the body is growing so rapidly?

  • How can working parents make sure their children are getting enough mental stimulation?

  • Should parents help a youngster learn to read before he or she starts the first grade?

  • How can parents safely use computers and the Internet as early learning tools?

  • Is a child's intelligence level actually fixed for life by inherited genes?You'll find the answers to these and hundreds of other vital questions in this revised and updated edition of this classic parenting guide. "How to Raise a Brighter Child" incorporates groundbreaking scientific findings on brain development to help you boost your child's potential from birth. Discover specific early learning techniques to aid your child's development of his or her mind -- in his or her own personal style and at the appropriate speed. These are not formal lessons. Most are fascinating games. "And they work "

  • Preface
    Your Child's First and Best Teacher: You
    Why You Can Raise a Brighter Child
    How the Atmosphere in Your Home Can Foster Intelligence
    How to Raise a Brighter Baby: The First Year of Life
    The Insatiable Drive to Learn: Ages One to Three Years
    How to Stimulate Intellectual Growth in Three- to Six-Year-Olds
    Should You Teach Your Preschooler to Read?
    How You Can Encourage Your Child to Be Creative
    Montessori Ideas You Can Use at Home
    Computers and Preschoolers
    How to Safeguard Your Child's Brain
    The Joys of Having a Bright Child
    Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

    ISBN: 9780671035754
    ISBN-10: 0671035754
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 352
    Published: 1st September 1999
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 20.37 x 12.65  x 2.18
    Weight (kg): 0.38
    Edition Number: 1