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Can parents really make a difference in their child's learning?
Linda Morgan is an award-winning reporter and editor. She resides near Seattle, where she authors a monthly education column and appears regularly on Seattle’s NBC affiliate station, KING-TV.
Table of Contents
|It Begins at Birth||p. 1|
|Develop a Parenting Plan|
|Become an Emotion Coach|
|Talk It Up for Learning|
|Q & A with Patricia Kuril, Ph.D.|
|Learning During the Toddler Years||p. 12|
|Helping Your Child Become More Social|
|Keep 'Em Moving|
|Q & A with Robin Wes|
|Making Learning Child-Centered|
|The Power of the Arts|
|Q & A with Linda Hartzell|
|How to Find a Preschool|
|Getting Kindergarten Ready||p. 28|
|Is He Really Ready?|
|Ready, Set, Go!|
|Q & A with Nina Auerbach|
|Making the Transition Work|
|Helping Your Child Eat Right at School|
|Q & A with Alice Waters|
|Emotional Readiness Counts||p. 42|
|Teaching Kindness and Empathy|
|Q & A with Alfie Kohn|
|Understanding Your Child's Temperament|
|Creating Calm Through Reflective Parenting|
|Q & A with Yaffa Maritz|
|Helping the Risk-Averse Child|
|How Much Is Too Much?|
|Solving School Dilemmas||p. 59|
|Coping with Failure|
|Q & A with Wendy Mogel, Ph.D.|
|Is Your Child in the Wrong Class?|
|Helping Your Procrastinator|
|Managing Social Issues||p. 72|
|Surviving the Social Scene|
|Q & A with Laura Kastner, Ph.D.|
|Is Your Child a Bully?|
|How Gender Affects Learning|
|Q & A with Michael Thompson, Ph.D.|
|Puppy Love: Your Child's First Crush|
|Advocating for Your Child||p. 89|
|Learning Through Play|
|Q & A with Joan Almon|
|Making the Most of Parent-Teacher Relationships|
|Does Your Child Have a Learning Disability?|
|Creating the Right Environment for Homework|
|Math, Science, and More||p. 103|
|Making Math Matter|
|Keeping Girls Interested in Science|
|What That Report Card Really Means|
|When Your Child Is Gifted|
|Q & A with Nancy Robinson, Ph.D.|
|How to Nurture Your Child's Talent|
|Learning to Love Writing and Public Speaking||p. 122|
|Keep the Love of Writing (Not Texting!) Alive|
|Reading to Write|
|Q & A with Meg Lippert|
|Boost Your Teen's Writing Power|
|Public Speaking: Shaking Stage Fright|
|School's Out! Now What?||p. 135|
|Staying School Sharp During Summer|
|Making the Most of Vacation Time|
|A Final Note||p. 143|
|Books for Parents|
|Recommended Reading for Children|
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