It is certainly true that young children should never be pressured to learn; and that a parent trying to create a 'superkid' will probably do more damage than good for their child. Read morePublished 13 months ago by John Bowman
David Elkind was a child-raising inspiration to me when my boys were young thirty years ago, and I wanted to revisit his ideas. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Ellen
It does not surprise me to see such a wide variety of opinions concerning David Elkind's book, Miseducation: Preschoolers at Risk. Dr. Read morePublished on December 21, 2011 by Mark K. Wickersham
This book gives a little history about education. I got to see how education has changed over the years and what has come about because of it. Read morePublished on June 5, 2011 by Saved By Grace
Miseducation was an excellent read, I only regret to have not read it sooner! I think that Elkind is right on the money with his ideas abt. Read morePublished on January 4, 2010 by Angela Huntington
I bought this book in hopes of ascertaining the kindergarten readiness of my 5 year old grandson. The author was recommended by a retired school teacher friend. Read morePublished on January 21, 2009 by Cynthia Kelley
This book is an excellent read for parents and educators/teachers of young children. Many early childhood education center teachers make the mistake of trying to teach too much... Read morePublished on May 16, 2007 by L. Marta
The author was writing a lot about the 80's "superkid" syndrome, but it still has relevance to parents today. Read morePublished on March 21, 2007 by Anne S.