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8 great smarts : discover and nurture your child's intelligences / Kathy Koch, PhD ; [foreword by John Stonestreet].

Author Koch, Kathy, author.

ISBN9780802413598 (paperback)

NoteRevised and updated edition of the author's How am I smart?, 2007.

Summary"Help your children be smart with their smarts. At one time or another, most kids will ask (or secretly wonder), "Am I smart?" But a better question is, "In what way am I smart?" Dr. Kathy Koch's down-to-earth and practical guide to the theory of multiple intelligences helps parents and teachers discern and develop their children's unique wiring. 8 Great Smarts will help you: Identify how your child can best learn and study Explore your child's characteristic spiritual struggles and his or her ways of connecting to God Learn how you can awaken and nurture your child's weaker intelligences Uncover how your behavior can paralyze your child's smarts, and how to change Recognize how your child's misbehavior may be connected to his or her strengths Discover creative teaching methods and potential careers that are ideal for each intelligence Every child is some combination of the following smarts: word, logic, picture, music, body, nature, people, and self. The sooner you and your child discover his or her best smarts, the sooner you can nurture their potential and help them to flourish and use their gifts for God and others. Revised and updated version of How Am I Smart?"-- Provided by publisher.

Summary"At one time or another, most kids will ask (or secretly wonder), "Am I smart?" But a better question is, "In what way am I smart?" Every child is some combination of the following smarts: word, logic, picture, music, body, nature, people, and self. Dr. Kathy Koch's down-to-earth and practical guide to the theory of multiple intelligences helps parents and teachers discern and develop their children's unique wiring"-- Provided by publisher.

EditionRevised edition.

Description240 pages.

NoteIncludes bibliographic references (pages 225-229).

NoteMachine generated contents note: 1. "How Am I Smart?" An Introduction to Multiple Intelligences2. What Are My Core Needs? How are Multiple Intelligences Relevant?3. I Think with Words... I Am Developing My Word Smart!4. I Think With Questions... I Am Developing My Logic Smart!5. I Think With Pictures... I Am Developing My Picture Smart!6. I Think with Rhythms and Melodies... I Am Developing My Music Smart!7. I Think With Movement and Touch... I Am Developing Body Smart!8. I Think with Patterns... I Am Developing My Nature Smart!9. I Think with People... I Am Developing My People Smart!10. I Think by Reflecting... I Am Developing My Self Smart!.

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Koch, Kathy, author.
Uniform Title
How am I smart?
Alternate Title
Eight great smarts
Subject
Multiple intelligences -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Intellect -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Multiple intelligences.