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Quiet kids : help your introverted child succeed in an extroverted world
Title:
Quiet kids : help your introverted child succeed in an extroverted world
ISBN:
9781618210821
Physical Description:
xvi, 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents:
Author's note -- Introduction -- Introverts and extroverts : a matter of hardwiring -- The science of temperament -- A wallflower : or not -- Soaring with your strengths -- In their own words : a matter of temperament -- Introverts at home -- Setting the foundation -- Nurturing resiliency -- Building a stronger village -- In their own words : introverts and extroverts, oh my! -- Introverts at school -- How introverts learn -- Leveling the playing field -- Coping with failure -- In their own words: the pressure to succeed : high school introverts -- Speak out -- Introverts at play -- Surviving the social scene -- Navigating through the mine fields -- Creativity, technology and building on strengths -- In their own words : moving from shame to empowerment -- Looking to the future -- Final words -- Recommended readings -- References -- Acknowledgements -- About the author.
Abstract:
Being an introverted child is difficult, especially in an ever-increasingly noisy world. Fonseca provides strategies to teach children how to thrive in a world that may not understand them, and shows parents and educators how to help children develop resiliency and enhance the positive qualities of being an introvert.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
Waco, Texas : Prufrock Press Inc., 2014.