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Learning Coach Approach Inspire, Encourage, and Guide Your Child Toward Greater Success in School and in Life

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ISBN-10: 0762424001

ISBN-13: 9780762424009

Edition: 2005

Authors: Linda Dobson

List price: $22.95
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For parents who worry that their child lacks a love of learning, or has been falling behind in a rigid "teach-to-the-test" classroom, here is an ultra-practical guide to help restore joy and independence to education. Linda Dobson is an educator and parent who has been at the forefront of the homeschooling boom. The Learning Coach, however, is not a homeschooling book, but rather a useful guide to honing in on children's unique needs and inspiring them to learn. Her fresh approach, supported by current educational research, defies conventional wisdom by declaring that when it comes to learning, less is more: less pressure, more fun. Less scheduling, more free time. Dobson believes that…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 8/23/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Introduction
The Learning Coach Approach
The Learning Coach Job Description
Let's Get the Coach in Shape!
Putting Popular Learning Theories to Work
The Six Habits of Successful Learners
Transforming Your Home into a Learning Gym
Bringing Out the Best in Your Child: Basic Coaching Techniques
Coaching Techniques to Inspire Joy and Independence
Coaching Techniques for Immediate Classroom Challenges
The Three Essential Sources for Independent Inquiry
Creating a Learning Cooperative for (or With!) Your Child
Becoming an Informed Education Consumer
Appendixes