Miseducation: PRESCHOOLERS AT RISK

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Dec 8, 2010 - Education - 240 pages
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Designed to help parents avoid the miseducation of young children. Dr. Elkind shows us the very real difference between the mind of a pre-school child and that of a school age child.
 

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Miseducation: preschoolers at risk

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The author of The Hurried Child and All Grown Up and No Place To Go now turns his attention to the recent phenomenon of producing "superkid'' preschoolers. Elkind protests the proliferation of all-day ... Read full review

Contents

Education and Miseducation
3
Miseducation Parent Style
29
Miseducation
52
Status Competition and Computers
72
Trust and Autonomy Versus Mistrust
95
Initiative and Belonging Versus Guilt
115
Industry and Competence Versus Inferiority
137
Making Healthy Educational Choices
161
Questions Parents Ask
184
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David Elkind, who received his Ph.D. in psychology at UCLA, was a longtime professor of Child Study at Tufts University and Senior Resident Scholar at the Lincoln-Filene Center. He is also the author of numerous books, including The Hurried Child and All Grown Up and No Place to Go.

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