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Beyond Smart

Published on: January 01, 2014

Beyond Smart by Linda Morgan


Beyond Smart: Boosting Your Child's Social, Emotional and Academic Potential
By Linda Morgan

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Paperback, 200 pages 

ISBN: 978-0-9823454-2-9

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Boost your child’s success – in school and in life!
Can parents really make a difference in their child’s learning? This book answers with a resounding “yes!” Beyond Smart gives parents practical, realistic tools for maximizing all aspects of their child’s educational experience, from academics to social and emotional learning, from the cradle to college.

With dozens of clear and useful tips on topics ranging from social and emotional readiness, to coping with poor grades, to nurturing your child’s natural gifts, Beyond Smart offers powerful insights and simple tools for:

  • boosting your baby’s brainpower;
  • finding the right preschool;
  • helping your teen with math;
  • teaching emotional intelligence;
  • understanding your child’s temperament;
  • solving school setbacks;
  • helping kids take risks, and more!

With contributions by world-renowned experts, including Dr. Wendy Mogel, Dr. Laura Kastner, Dr. Patricia Kuhl, Dr. Harvey Karp, and chef Alice Waters, Beyond Smart provides a blueprint for parents who want to go beyond academics to support their child’s journey to success in school and ultimately, in life.

Find out more in an article from the Mercer Island Reporter: Raising Kids to Succeed In Learning and In Life
“…a must-read for parents who want to make the most of their child’s 
educational journey.” 
--  Dr. Michele Borba, Ed.D. Educational psychologist and bestselling author of No More Misbehavin'and Building Moral Intelligence

“… engaging, brimming with insight, and immensely useful…I highly recommend it."  
-- Michael Gurian, author of The Purpose of Boys and The Wonder of Girls

Table of Contents

  1. It Begins at Birth
  2. The Toddler Years
  3. Getting Kindergarten Ready
  4. Emotional Readiness Counts
  5. Solving School Setbacks
  6. Managing Social Issues
  7. Advocating for Your Child
  8. Math, Science, and More
  9. Learning to Love Writing and Public Speaking
  10. School’s Out! Now What?


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