"Experience with the arts, sports and the outdoors can teach social skills, expand attention span, develop a work ethic and reinforce academics, said Craig Pohlman, a psychologist and author of "How Can My Kid Succeed in School?" (Chicago Tribune
, October 25, 2009)
From the Back Cover
How Can My Kid Succeed in School?
How Can My Kid Succeed in School? gives parents and teachers easy-to-follow steps for helping children and adolescents who are struggling in the classroom. In this indispensable resource, Dr. Craig Pohlman outlines how to reveal a child's learning profile, an inventory of the child's unique strengths and weaknesses. Throughout the book, Pohlman offers specific guidelines for selecting the learning strategies that best fit a child's learning profile. He also shows how parents and teachers can collaborate with clinicians to get the most out of an assessment and to help improve the child's chances for success.
Praise for How Can My Kid Succeed in School?
"Parents and teachers alike will find [this] book enlightening, reassuring, and incredibly helpful in guiding struggling learners towards success?full of clear examples and strategies, presented in language all will understand." Tim Barrier, head of school, Stanley British Primary School, Denver, Colorado
"For all you parents like me who struggle to assist your child with learning issues, here is a well-written and easily digestible book that helps you understand their challenges and map a plan for success." Jonathan Page, parent of 8- and 10-year-old boys