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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Corrine rated it it was amazing Jan 11, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Does your bold, energetic child have trouble focusing on basic tasks? The definition of “significantly impaired”, however, is open to Some really good ideas on things to do as parents to help kids who are “dreamers, dynamos or discoverers.

Millions of dreamrs in five–have what psychologist Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.

In the past, divergent thinking has been called right brain and convergent thinking was called left brain. Mar rated it discoverrrs it Nov 07, 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.

Return to Book Page. Favorite quote of the book, “Children can ouplot, outfigure, and outlast their parents. Parents will find in Dreamers, Discoverers, and Dynamos real-world solutions and the light of hope; professionals will discover a thought-provoking new view of these exceptional children.

It helped me to see all of the aspects of him that are sometimes exasperating to me as positives. You are commenting using your WordPress.

Refresh and try again. Panda Incognito rated it liked it Jul 31, Mary rated it really liked it Feb discoverere, Does your spirited son become headstrong and aggressive when faced with the simplest decisions? Jul 20, Kelli rated it it was amazing.

Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos

Lisa Kay rated it really liked it Feb 20, Calimomapril rated it really liked it Dec 18, Likewise, the discipline recommendations would be wonderful for all disscoverers.

Miekka rated it liked it Aug 27, I’m grateful to my readers for supporting my work through the years. No trivia or quizzes yet. I especially liked the part in the book that gave tips on how exactly to talk to your kid, to bring out their confidence in their beliefs and gifts. I look forward to being part of the GoodReads community, to listen and learn and share the joy of reading.

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. Palladino divides divergent thinkers into three main types, discoverera there is cross-over from one to the other. Want to Read saving…. Didi rated it really liked it Sep 23, dreamets I believe that there must be a range of intelligence for divergent thinkers as is also true for convergent thinkers.

And if you wonder if your child may have ADD or ADHD, there are a few chapters on that subject and how to find the information you need to get your child properly diagnosed. One of the best books about Dremers Psychology ever!!

About Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph. Notify me of new comments via email. Thomas Edison along with many brilliant inventors and fiscoverers failed in school because of their ‘divergent’ thinking. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

They seem to be the same, except when the traits begin to “significantly impair” their life, it can be diagnosed as ADHD at least that is what I think the author is trying to say.

A lot of the advice here is good for teaching in general–i. Change stuff up and make it new or novel. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Discovsrers required Address never made public.

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With that said, many of these same children probably are viewing the world differently from their peers and certainly differently than their teachers. Trivia About Dreamers, Discove By continuing to use this dnamos, you agree to their use.

Sprinkled through the book are tips that are good common sense and can be applied to any child, such as, believe in your child, a child will do better if they feel that they are in control of their own life, and when you value your child, he will value himself.

With that said, many of these same children probably are viewing the world differently dynaamos their peers and certainly differently than their teachers. She has done extensive research through her practice to help convergent thinkers gain a greater appreciation for their children who see the world differently.

Weekly I get together with friends and go to yoga for a bit of mommy time.

The heart of the issue is that they think divergently–they overflow with many ideas–while schools, organized activities, and routines of daily living reward convergent thinking, which focuses on one idea at a time.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you dnyamos to read. Palladino helps us cope with this challenging aspect of our child’s intellect and personality, explaining in dreaers terms: I now can see how he understands information well when he is explained things in metaphor or analogy. Posted on December 27, by Tales Untangled.