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Smart but scattered : the revolutionary "executive skills" approach to helping kids reach their potential

Dawson, Peg.

New York : Guilford Press, c2009.

vi, 314 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Describes strategies parents and teachers can use to help children develop the "executive skills" needed to be successful at home, school, and with friends, including getting organized, planning and initiating work, staying on task, controlling impulses, regulating emotions, and being adaptable and resilient.

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ISBN:

978-1-59385-445-4

LC Call No:

HQ755.8 .D39 2009

Dewey Class No:

649/.152/6 22

Author:

Dawson, Peg.

Title:

Smart but scattered : the revolutionary "executive skills" approach to helping kids reach their potential / Peg Dawson, Richard Guare.

Publisher:

New York : Guilford Press, c2009.

Physical:

vi, 314 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Notes:

"Boost any child's ability to: get organized, resist impulses, stay focused, use time wisely, plan ahead, follow through on tasks, learn from mistakes, stay in control of emotions, solve problems independently, be resourceful"--Dust jacket.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-309) and index.

Citation/Refs:

Library Journal Starred, December 2008

Summary:

Describes strategies parents and teachers can use to help children develop the "executive skills" needed to be successful at home, school, and with friends, including getting organized, planning and initiating work, staying on task, controlling impulses, regulating emotions, and being adaptable and resilient.

Target Audience:

Adult Follett Library Resources.

Subject:

Parenting.

Subject:

Executive ability.

Subject:

Children--Life skills guides.

Subject:

Child development.

Subject:

Parent-child relationship.

AE:PersName:

Guare, Richard.

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