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Becoming brilliant : what science tells us about raising successful children / Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek.

Golinkoff, Roberta M. author. (Author). Hirsh-Pasek, Kathy author. (Added Author).
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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 155.413 GOLINKOFF (Text) 33946003122566 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Peru Public Library - Peru 155.4 GOLINKOFF R (Text) 53069000453556 NEW BOOK Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781433822391
  • ISBN: 1433822393
  • Physical Description: xiv, 314 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-299) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Redefining success in the 21st century -- The learning industry and the learning sciences: how educational reform sent us in the wrong direction -- The skills needed for success are global -- Hard skills and "soft skills": finding the perfect balance -- Collaboration: no one can fiddle a symphony -- Communication: lines of connection -- Toppling the king that is content -- Critical thinking: what counts as evidence? -- Creative innovation: rearranging the old to make the new -- Confidence: dare to fail -- A report card for the 21st century.
Summary, etc.: While the U.S. economy becomes ever more information-driven, our system of education seems stuck on the idea that "content is king," neglecting other skills that 21st century citizens sorely need. Golinkoff and Hirsh-Pasek introduce the "6 Cs": collaboration, communication, content, critical thinking, creative innovation, and confidence. They also show parents ways they can nurture their children's development in each area.
Subject: Education > Parent participation
Learning
Child development
Child psychology
Success

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