How To Unlock Your Child’s Genius by David Simon

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This unique book is for parents, teachers, and for those who are involved in the education of children and young people. In How to unlock your Child’s Genius, the award winning author David Simon, shows parents in 11 steps how to make them and their child start to realise their true potential. The book uses empowerment literature, poetry, short stories and autobiographical writings and essays to show parents and others in how to play an active role in enriching the learning experience of the child.

Book sections:

• Exploring Genius and the art of teaching your child

• Educational resources: your child’s curriculum, health and learning

• Educational Management in the home; parenting skills and learning styles

• How your child learns; reading, mathematics, and dyslexia

• Creative learning; art and music for your child
• Learning leadership skills: the principles of success, the media and emotional literacy

• Discipline and learning: educational rites of passage models

• Holistic Education; financial literacy

• Education and Culture: Celebrating achievement

• Thinking skills and Barrires to learning; race, class, learning difficulties and abilities

• Community Education: e-learning and family learning

• The Genius child: citizenship and world issues

David is the author of the novels Secrets of the Sapodilla (1986) and Garvey’s Last soldier (1999). He is the winner of the Peterloo Poetry award (1990) and his play mountain top (1993) was nominated for a London Fringe Award. David was awarded the 2002 100 Black Men Community Award. He is the founder of Ebony Saturday Schools (1987), which won the CARAF supplementary School of the year award 2005 and won the London Black schools and Black Child Conference Supplementary School of The Year Award (2006). David was formerly deputy head of basic education at a London further education college before becoming a full time writer and educationalist.

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