CART

(0) items

Speed Learning for Kids,9780730377191

Speed Learning for Kids

by
Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780730377191

ISBN10:
0730377199
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/29/2013
Publisher(s):
Wiley
List Price: $21.28

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$17.02

Buy New Textbook

Currently Available, Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours
N9780730377191
$17.71

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

eTextbook

We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $39.19
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 1/29/2013.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

Proven strategies to help kids learn faster and better, from bestselling author Bill Handley Kids who succeed at school aren't necessarily smarter than other kids. Often, they're simply better at learning. Speed Learning for Kids helps you teach your child how to thrive at school by learning more in less time with less effort. The brain-training techniques in this book will enable kids to not just learn faster, but enjoy their learning, memorise as they go, and absorb as much in ten minutes as they normally would in two hours of study. How is it possible? These nontraditional techniques aren't mysterious, they're just not often taught. Any child can learn to learn, and the results really matter-with improved concentration, better short- and long-term memory, more creative thinking, and better memory and reading comprehension skills. Includes study techniques that replace rote learning to achieve better test results on everything from spelling tests, NAPLAN and entrance exams Written by Bill Handley, author of the bestselling books Teach Your Children Tables and Speed Maths for Kids Features brain-training techniques that will not only improve school performance, but also improve problem-solving and creative thinking for long-term career success If you want to give your kids a boost in school, Speed Learning for Kids offers proven, effective strategies and techniques that lead to success in the classroom and beyond.

Author Biography

Bill Handley is an internationally recognised authority on study methods and mathematics, based in Melbourne. He is the author of many best-selling titles, including Teach Your Children Tables and Speed Maths for Kids.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Introduction ix

Part I: The brain-training tools 1

1 Making mental pictures 3

2 Using rhyming reminders 15

3 Learning look-alike reminders 31

4 Creating logical reminders 37

Part II: Learn like a genius 47

5 How to learn to spell like a genius 49

6 How to solve problems like a genius 57

7 How to write like a genius 65

8 How to summarise information like a genius 81

9 How to speak like a genius 85

10 How to learn a language like a genius 91

11 How to sit tests like a genius 101

Part III: Some more fun with speed learning 109

12 Playing a memory party game 111

13 Learning word-for-word 121

14 Memorising big numbers 131

15 Learning the US presidents 147

Afterword 155

Frequently asked questions 157

Index 165



Please wait while the item is added to your cart...