Barnes & Noble Einstein Never Used Flash Cards: How Our Children Really Learn--and why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less

Now Available in Paperback! In Einstein Never Used Flashcards highly credentialed child psychologists, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D., and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Ph.D., with Diane Eyer, Ph.D., offer a compelling indictment of the growing tre...nd toward accelerated learning. It s a message that stressed-out parents are craving to hear: Letting tots learn through play is not only okay-it s better than drilling academics! Drawing on overwhelming scientific evidence from their own studies and the collective research results of child development experts, and addressing the key areas of development-math, reading, verbal communication, science, self-awareness, and social skills-the authors explain the process of learning from a child s point of view. They then offer parents 40 age-appropriate games for creative play. These simple, fun yet powerful exercises work as well or better than expensive high-tech gadgets to teach a child what his ever-active, playful mind is craving to learn. Read More

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