Genius is not just about intelligence and aptitude, it’s also a word that embodies our inner soul, nature, or character. In this illuminating book, a former principal and father shares heartwarming stories and wise advice that offers a rare insight into children and the process of education. The Genius in Every Child celebrates the moments in the lives of children, their parents, and their teachers. The stories of unique characters in action illustrate some of the principles of education and the disciplines we need to be good stewards of our children’s character and intellect. The vignettes provide both delight and enjoyment in the miracle of it all, and perspective and solace in the difficulty of it all, encouraging parents and teachers to work hand-in-hand.
The stories and advice in his first book THE GENIUS IN CHILDREN reveal a rare wisdom about children and the process of education. The value of this experience to hundreds of children, parents, and teachers derives from the depth of his perception and the subtlety of his understanding. He offers perspective and guidance on a wide range of challenges faced by parents of today’s school-age children: First Day of School ~ Self-confidence ~ Discipline Boundary-Setting ~ Building Character ~ Integrity Taking Responsibility ~ Facing Challenges ~ Separating from Parents Getting into Trouble ~ Handling Disappointment ~ Friendship Bullying ~ Peer Pressure ~ Harassment ~ Reading ~ Testing Homework ~ Academic Achievement ~ Failure and Success Dyslexia and ADHD. The GENIUS IN CHILDREN is a must-read for parents who want to discover how to bring out the best in their children.