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ERIC Number: ED437167
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 352
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-671-03575-4
How To Raise a Brighter Child: The Case for Early Learning. Revised.
Beck, Joan
This book for parents reports new research on the growth of children's intelligence during the first 6 years of life and translates this research from scientific journals, professional symposiums, and experimental laboratories into a form useful to those who live and work with small children daily. The book provides information and simple activities that will help parents nourish their youngsters' minds so that they can grow up brighter and happier. The book contains the following 12 chapters: (1) "Your Child's First and Best Teacher: You"; (2) "Why You Can Raise a Brighter Child"; (3) "How the Atmosphere in Your Home Can Foster Intelligence"; (4) "How To Raise a Brighter Baby: The First Year of Life"; (5) "The Insatiable Drive To Learn: Ages One to Three Years"; (6) "How To Stimulate Intellectual Growth in Three- to Six-Year-Olds"; (7) "Should You Teach Your Preschooler To Read?"; (8) "How You Can Encourage Your Child To Be Creative"; (9) "Montessori Ideas You Can Use at Home"; (10) "Computers and Preschoolers"; (11) "How To Safeguard Your Child's Brain"; and (12) "The Joys of Having a Bright Child." (Contains 92 references, organized by chapter, and a 325-item bibliography.) (SD)
Pocket Books, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020 ($14). Tel: 212-698-7086; Web site: .
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A