Advanced Creative Thinkers: A New Way to Look at How Some Kids Learn

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Trafford Publishing, 2003 - Education - 116 pages
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Advanced Creative Thinkers (ACT) is the first book that offers on line testing to help frustrated parents and educators identify not just merely bright underachievers but advanced creative thinkers. The author writes from a parent/ teacher perspective about the problem of these students who do not find school pleasurable. A new way to look at how these kids learn breaks the cycle for this unidentified and overlooked group of students who unnecessarily struggle in schools that don't meet their needs.

This book promises rich rewards with a simple plan of action that offers insight into a long term approach of resolving the problem of identifying the student with advanced creative thinking skills (ACT). The well thought out design encourages parents as well as teachers, to create a positive and supportive learning environment in which all students' needs can be fulfilled.

The book is divided into three parts:
Part I A New Way to Luok as How Some Kids Learn centers on the defining creative thinking and how it differs from logical thinking.
Part II Advanced Creative Thinking discusses why ACT students are often misdiagnosed as ADD and gives advice to parents on how they can be distinguished through testing.
Part III ACT4Me blueprints for parents and teachers' motivational techniques that make children feel good about themselves and their accomplishments while restoring a sense of structure and order in the family.

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