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Author Greenspan, Stanley I.

Title The learning tree : overcoming learning disabilities from the ground up / Stanley I. Greenspan and Nancy Thorndike Greenspan ; with contributions by Richard Lodish.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo Press/Lifelong Books, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  371.9 Gre    ---  Available
Edition 1st Da Capo Press ed.
Description xix, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "A Merloyd Lawrence book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-260) and index.
Contents Sally's story -- IQ testing: uses and misuses -- Play and learning: floortime -- Building basic thinking -- Building advanced thinking -- Using all the thinking levels: the Sidwell Friends buddy project -- Getting to the roots: avoiding labels -- Deciphering sounds -- Making sense of what we hear -- Organizing actions: motor planning and sequencing -- Organizing thoughts -- Regulating sensation -- Making sense of what we see -- Integrating all the roots: the Sidwell Friends nutrition project -- Helping Sally: strengthening the trunk and the roots -- The learning tree in action: the Sidwell Friends dinosaur project -- Reading comprehension -- Expressing ideas in writing and speaking -- Mathematical thinking and reasoning -- Organizational skills -- The learning tree in conclusion: the Sidwell Friends Native Americans and colonist project.
Summary Discusses how to identify and analyze missing developmental steps that can lead to learning problems, utilizing the metaphor of a tree to examine how children perceive the world; grow socially and academically; and develop the ability to read, write, organize their work, perform mathematics, and more.
Subject Learning disabilities -- Prevention.
Slow learning children -- Education (Early childhood) -- Activity programs.
Children with disabilities -- Education.
Added Author Greenspan, Nancy Thorndike.
Lodish, Richard.
ISBN 9780738212333 (pbk.)
0738212334 (pbk.)

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