Helping Children Succeed

Helping Children Succeed


  • Author: Paul Tough
  • Release Date : 2016-05-24
  • Genre: Education
  • File Size: 6123907 Bytes


From the New York Times best-selling author of How Children Succeed, an essential handbook of “informative and effective methods to help children overcome issues and thrive at home and in school”*—now including sixteen new infographics!   In How Children Succeed, Paul Tough introduced us to research showing that personal qualities like perseverance, self-control, and conscientiousness play a critical role in children’s success.       Now, in Helping Children Succeed, Tough takes on a new set of pressing questions: What does growing up in poverty do to children’s mental and physical development? How does adversity at home affect their success in the classroom, from preschool to high school? And what practical st...

The Autistic Brain
Score: 3
From 101 Ratings

The Autistic Brain


  • Author: Temple Grandin & Richard Panek
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Genre: Life Sciences
  • File Size: 8482599 Bytes


A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocateWhen Temple Grandin was born in 1947, autism had only just been named. Today it is more prevalent than ever, with one in 88 children diagnosed on the spectrum. And our thinking about it has undergone a transformation in her lifetime: Autism studies have moved from the realm of psychology to neurology and genetics, and there is far more hope today than ever before thanks to groundbreaking new research into causes and treatments. Now Temple Grandin reports from the forefront of autism science, bringing her singular perspective to a thrilling journey into the heart of the autism revolution.Weaving her own experience with remarkable new discoveries, Gran...

Helping Children Succeed
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Helping Children Succeed


  • Author : Paul Tough
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2016-05-24
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544935310


Helping Children Succeed Book Description :

From the New York Times best-selling author of How Children Succeed, an essential handbook of “informative and effective methods to help children overcome issues and thrive at home and in school”*—now including sixteen new infographics! In How Children Succeed, Paul Tough introduced us to research showing that personal qualities like perseverance, self-control, and conscientiousness play a critical role in children’s success. Now, in Helping Children Succeed, Tough takes on a new set of pressing questions: What does growing up in poverty do to children’s mental and physical development? How does adversity at home affect their success in the classroom, from preschool to high school? And what practical steps can the adults who are responsible...

How Children Succeed
Score: 3.5
From 19 Ratings

How Children Succeed


  • Author : Paul Tough
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547564654


How Children Succeed Book Description :

Challenges conventional views about standardized testing to argue that success is more determined by self-discipline, and describes the work of pioneering researchers and educators who have enabled effective new teaching methods....

Math Coach

Math Coach


  • Author : Wayne A. Wickelgren
  • Publisher : Berkley Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0425179834


Math Coach Book Description :

From counting to algebra, it all adds up when parents use this easy math guide to help their kids make the grade....

Helping Your Child Succeed in School

Helping Your Child Succeed in School


  • Author : Dorothy Rich
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 1992-05-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781568063850


Helping Your Child Succeed in School Book Description :

Shows parents that teaching and learning can happen when they do simple things together that make the most of their child's natural curiosity and show that learning is fun and important. This will encourage the child to study, learn, and stay in school....

Quiet Kids
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Quiet Kids


  • Author : Christine Fonseca
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781618211552


Quiet Kids Book Description :

Being an introverted child is difficult, especially in an ever-increasingly noisy world. Often viewed as aloof, unmotivated or conceited, introverted children are deeply misunderstood by parents, educators and even their peers. That's where Quiet Kids: Help Your Introverted Child Succeed in an Extroverted World comes in. Designed to provide parents with a blueprint for not only understanding the nature of introversion, Quiet Kids provides specific strategies to teach their children how to thrive in a world that may not understand them. Presented in an easy-to-read, conversational style, the book uses real-world examples and stories from introverts and parents to show parents and educators how to help children develop resiliency and enhance the positi...

The Years That Matter Most

The Years That Matter Most


  • Author : Paul Tough
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544944367


The Years That Matter Most Book Description :

“Indelible and extraordinary.”—Tara Westover, author of Educated: A Memoir, New York Times Book Review The best-selling author of How Children Succeed returns with a powerful, mind-changing inquiry into higher education in the United States Does college still work? Is the system designed just to protect the privileged and leave everyone else behind? Or can a college education today provide real opportunity to young Americans seeking to improve their station in life? The Years That Matter Most tells the stories of students trying to find their way, with hope, joy, and frustration, through the application process and into college. Drawing on new research, the book reveals how the landscape of higher education has shifted in recent decades and exp...

Whatever it Takes
Score: 3.5
From 11 Ratings

Whatever it Takes


  • Author : Paul Tough
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0547247966


Whatever it Takes Book Description :

A portrait of African-American activist Geoffrey Canada describes his radical approach to eliminating inner-city poverty, one that proposes to transform the lives of poor children by changing their schools, their families, and their neighborhoods at the same time....

Mastering Basic Skills for Third Grade

Mastering Basic Skills for Third Grade


  • Author :
  • Publisher : Rainbow Bridge Pub
  • Release Date : 2006-05-21
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1600220800


Mastering Basic Skills for Third Grade Book Description :

Activities to develop reading, language arts, math, including division and multiplication, and problem solving....