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Your Child Is Smarter Than You Think! free pdf "Your Child Is Smarter Than You Think!" bridges the gap between "how children think""and learn" and "how they""feel and behave." Dr. Wanda Draper discusses a "whole-child approach" to articulate the child's development and its relationship to behavior and learning from infancy through adolescence. Based on thirty years of experience with thousands of children of all ages, and their parents and teachers, she suggests simple yet powerful ways to help children achieve success in school and life. She says, "You can't send the head to school and leave the body at home--the whole child goes to school, the whole child lives at home, and the whole child participates in the world." Through a down-to-earth approach, Dr. Draper offers insights about how to tell the difference between natural behavior and a real problem--and what to do about it. She gives a lively explanation of how children think and act in relation to how they feel. "Your Child Is Smarter Than You Think!" focuses, at each stage and pathway of development, on suggestions for how to successfully: live and work with a smart child help without interfering activate the learning loop communicate to get results "Parents and professionals are often confronted by the challenges of children because they are smarter than we think."-Dr. Wanda Draper Wanda Draper, PhD, professor emeritus of the College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma, testifies about the relationship between childhood development and adulthood consequences as an expert witness in capital death-penalty trials. She studied at Texas Woman's University, with additional studies at Harvard University and in Geneva, Switzerland. The author of sixteen books, she has appeared on television, including "The Oprah Winfrey Show," and has been quoted in CNN News, "USA Today," "The New York Times," "The Washington Post," "Parent" magazine, and "Reader's Digest."

About Wanda Draper

Wanda Draper, PhD, is an internationally recognized consultant, teacher, and author and a professor emeritus of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma. Four decades of teaching at the preschool, elementary, high school, and university levels resulted in writing textbooks, consulting in schools, and conducting seminars in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Romania. Her work with thousands of parents and children provided insight for over fifteen hundred quotes in publications around the world. Wanda graduated from Texas Woman's University, with additional studies at Harvard University and The International Center for Genetic Epistemology in Geneva, Switzerland. She consults privately with adults on developmental and parent-child relationship issues. For seven years she was a consultant for the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics and the State School for the Deaf. As author of sixteen books and sixty audio and video programs, she has appeared on television, radio, and in newspaper and magazine media, including "The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Parent "magazine," "CNN World News, " The Oprah Winfrey Show," and Hong Kong Radio."" Her work as a developmental epistemologist framed her contributions as a court consultant and expert witness in over one hundred capital crime and child custody cases. Twenty years of teaching human development to medical doctors in their psychiatry residency programs inspired her to found the Early Childhood Development Center, affiliated with the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She also served as co-director of the Diagnostic and Therapeutic Center for Young Children in the OU Department of Psychiatry, and president of Education Futures International. She is a recipient of the prestigious "Regents' Award for Excellence in Teaching "at the University of Oklahoma.

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Author : Wanda Draper
Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
Data Published : 01 June 2014
ISBN : 1614487669
EAN : 9781614487661
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 237 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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