Praise. “Parents and educators alike will find this compelling reading.” – Publishers Weekly “BRILLIANT ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT BOOKS IN THIS. Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos: How to Help the Child Who Is Bright, Bored, and Having Problems in School – Award-winning book by Lucy Jo Palladino. Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos has ratings and 15 reviews. Tales said: The Edison trait is a personality characteristic, which Dr. Palladino has now.

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Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos

This is an absolute must read if you either think your child exhibits ADD tendencies or if you just think your child processes thought significantly differently than you do and you’re having trouble getting through to them or understanding them. Main messages in this book are still true today. Palladino covers the three sometimes overlapping types of Edison-trait personalities: It helped me to see all of the aspects of him that are sometimes exasperating to me as positives.

The result is that parents come to the end of their endurance, shake their heads, and cry out in misery, “I don’t know what to do! It is essential for accomplishing goals. Dec 01, Pages Buy. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Calimomapril rated it really liked it Dec 18, Oct 24, Gerry added it. Currently, I counsel parents and families in Encinitas, CA, teach professional development, give talks and workshops, and blog at http: LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

Published January 19th by Ballantine Books first published This book is a fabulous resource, though ironically, I find it to be written in a convergent thinking pattern. It includes parent pep talks for staying positively minded about these kids and tips on how to alter the learning environment to better suit them. Millions of children–one in five–have what psychologist Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.


I’m a psychologist, author, educator, and blogger with a special interest in attention and neuroscience, My newest book is Parenting in the Age of Attention Snatchers The Edison trait is a personality characteristic, which Dr. Praise “Parents and educators alike will find this compelling reading.

Notify me of new comments via email. Suzanne rated it liked it Aug 21, I believe that there must be a range of intelligence for divergent thinkers as is also true for convergent thinkers. Books by Lucy Jo Palladino. Miekka rated it liked it Aug 27, A lot of the advice here is good for teaching in general–i. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: This book is full of hope for parents of ‘exceptional’ children who don’t always fit the expected mold in school. I read this book 10 years ago. This has made me chuckle, since I am primarily a divergent thinker reading a book about divergent thinkers from a convergent thinker. Stay in Touch Sign up. I also do experiments in cooking which includes such things as Disxoverers Tandoori Chicken slow cooked in a tagine.

Jan 19, Pages. As the parents we can only help our children when we understand them. discovdrers

With that said, many of these same children probably are viewing the world differently from their peers and certainly differently than their teachers. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Mary rated it really liked it Feb dremers, These children exhibit divergent thinking always thinking what if? May 16, R.


As a child, I constantly had my nose in a book. The definition of “significantly impaired”, however, is open to interpretation. Apr 27, Yukari Watanabe rated it it was amazing.

If you’re pulling your hair out over your child’s “behavior”, this might be the book for you. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Check out Bucket List Publications! About Tales Untangled I am a mother of four children and have a passion for duscoverers. She sees life through a kaleidoscope that is set in perpetual motion.

To read the full review go to http: There are so many creative children that need our love and understanding to gain self-mastery so they can make their wonderful visions a reality. Oct 17, Milka rated it really liked it. Named after Thomas Edison—who flunked out of school only to xiscoverers his talents and give the world some of its finest inventions—the Edison trait is on the rise in our younger generation.

In my opinion, it is our job as parents to help our children figure out how to learn, dynams happy and even learn skills to work within the framework of where we are even a convergent classroom.