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" Learn How to Nurture A Smarter Kid "
Volume #3 Issue #03
ISSN: 0219-7642 Nov 05, 2004
Andrew Loh, Publisher
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Teaching Your Child to Love Learning: A Guide to Doing Projects at Home
By Judy Harris Helm, Stacey Berg, Pam Scranton
The "project approach" has long been a tremendous tool for educators working with young children. This is
not an activity book but a book about doing in-depth investigations about topics that interest your child
and you. The project approach stimulates your child's curiosity, shows the advantages of learning academic
skills such as reading, writing and math and helps you build a strong relationship with your child as you
share the adventure of learning together.
Baby quiz aims to reassure parents about child's aptitude
Independent.co.uk Oct 28, 2004
Competitive parents have a new tool at their disposal: an intelligence test for babies as
young as six months. The test, devised by a child psychologist, promises to tell parents
whether their baby is an average or advanced developer.
Parents find children benefit from meditation
The Register-Guard Oct 31, 2004
The essence of meditation and brain development emerges even in simple interactions between
parents and their babies or toddlers - hand exercises, exploring sounds and pictures - to
help the child develop senses and motor skills.
Music to babies' ears
MorningSun Oct 30, 2004
Music also helps synapses (connections between neurons in the brain) form in a positive
way, and is also important in the child's development as a social being, Sheverbush
Eye therapy fixes misdiagnosed learning disabilities
Seattle Post-Intelligencer Oct 21, 2004
Thousands of children who are tagged with the "learning disability" label actually have
correctable problems involving eye muscles or a disconnect between what the eyes see and
what registers on the brain.
The college contends that up to one in four kids starting school has vision problems that
affect his or her performance in the classroom.
Power of a super attitude
USAToday.com Oct 13, 2004
Positive thinking and a positive attitude may indeed have power. The connection between attitude
and well-being has long been suspected, but in recent years scientists studying the mind-body
connection are finding that an optimistic outlook can improve more than just mental health.
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