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The organized child : an effective program to maximize your kid's potential-- in school and in life

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Whether it's perpetually forgetting to write down homework, misplacing backpacks, or cramming month-long assignments into a single night, organizational skills problems get in the way of school success--and wreak havoc at home. Fortunately for children and their frustrated parents, help is at hand. This unique resource stands out from other books because it is based on a scientifically tested program that works. Parents get step-by-step guidance for teaching 7- to 13-year-olds specific skills to track assignments, organize their school materials and toys, manage their time, and create and follow effective routines. Praise, rewards, and fun characters ( Glitches and Mastermind ) motivate kids to practice each new skill; loads of concrete examples give parents a helping hand. Practical tools for planning and time management can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2 x 11 size.

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Livonia Public Library 649.1 GAL (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
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  • ISBN: 9781462532490
  • ISBN: 1462532497
  • ISBN: 9781462525911
  • ISBN: 1462525911
  • Physical Description: x, 206 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, [2018]

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Understanding your child's disorganization -- Organization and the executive assistant in your child's brain -- From parent to coach : taking on a new mindset to get your child organized -- Discovering your child's organizational strengths and weaknesses -- Laying the foundation for change -- Overview of the skills-building program -- Prompt, monitor, praise, reward : how to motivate your child down the path toward organization -- Building a connection between home and school -- Organizational skills for school tasks -- Tracking assignments -- Managing school materials -- Time management for schoolwork -- Planning for long-term assignments and tests -- Putting the last pieces in place -- Managing the glitches at home -- Putting it all together : making organizational skills of your daily routine -- When your child needs additional help -- Appendix: creating your own planner -- Resources.
Summary, etc.:
Whether it's perpetually forgetting to write down homework, misplacing backpacks, or cramming month-long assignments into a single night, organizational skills problems get in the way of school success--and wreak havoc at home. Fortunately for children and their frustrated parents, help is at hand. This unique resource stands out from other books because it is based on a scientifically tested program that works. Parents get step-by-step guidance for teaching 7- to 13-year-olds specific skills to track assignments, organize their school materials and toys, manage their time, and create and follow effective routines. Praise, rewards, and fun characters ( Glitches and Mastermind ) motivate kids to practice each new skill; loads of concrete examples give parents a helping hand. Practical tools for planning and time management can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2 x 11 size.
Subject: Child rearing.
Planning in children.
Organization.
Study skills.
Orderliness.
School children > Psychology.
School children > Discipline.
Children > Time management.
Child development.
Child rearing.
Child rearing.
Organization.
Planning in children.
Study skills.


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