Mind in the Making by Ellen Galinsky audiobook

Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs

By Ellen Galinsky
Read by Marguerite Gavin

HarperAudio, HarperCollins 9780061732324
11.83 Hours Unabridged
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The President of the Families and Work Institute writes a book of groundbreaking advice based on the latest research on child development Ellen Galinsky has spent her entire career studying early childhood development, first at Vassar College, then for twenty-five years at the Bank Street College of Education, and for the past twenty years as the founder and now president of the Families and Work Institute. What she has found is that there is an enormous gap between what researchers have discovered and what parents have been told about those discoveries. Minds in the Making bridges this gap, bringing the work of more than a hundred scientists into a form that parents everywhere can use. Galinsky has divided this information into the seven skills she believes all children should learn, showing parents not only what children are capable of, but specifically how to develop those capabilities in their children.

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The President of the Families and Work Institute writes a book of groundbreaking advice based on the latest research on child development

Ellen Galinsky has spent her entire career studying early childhood development, first at Vassar College, then for twenty-five years at the Bank Street College of Education, and for the past twenty years as the founder and now president of the Families and Work Institute. What she has found is that there is an enormous gap between what researchers have discovered and what parents have been told about those discoveries. Minds in the Making bridges this gap, bringing the work of more than a hundred scientists into a form that parents everywhere can use. Galinsky has divided this information into the seven skills she believes all children should learn, showing parents not only what children are capable of, but specifically how to develop those capabilities in their children.

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Author Bio: Ellen Galinsky

Author Bio: Ellen Galinsky

Ellen Galinsky, president and cofounder of the Families and Work Institute, helped establish the field of work and family life at Bank Street College of Education, where she was on the faculty for twenty-five years. At the institute, she continues to conduct seminal research on the changing workforce and changing family. Her more than forty books and reports include Ask the Children and the now-classic Six Stages of Parenthood. She has received numerous honorary degrees and awards, including the 2004 Distinguished Achievement Award from Vassar College. She served as the elected president of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and was elected a fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources in 2005. She holds a Master of Science degree in child development and education from Bank Street College of Education and a Bachelor of Arts in child study from Vassar College. A popular keynote speaker, she was a presenter at the White House Conference on Child Care in 1997 and on teenagers in 2000. She is featured regularly in the media, including appearances on Good Morning America, ABC World News, and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Family & Relationships
Runtime: 11.83
Audience: Adult
Language: English