How to Help Your Child Fly Through Life
The 20 Big Issues
By (author) Andrew Martin
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How to Help Your Child Fly Through Life by Andrew Martin
Book DescriptionAre you agonising over whether to put your child in childcare? Do you wonder whether your child will be ready for school? What's the best way to help your child survive the pressures of big exams? Should students have a gap year before making any decisions about their future? Andrew Martin's new book answers all these questions - and more. Based on fifteen years of studies and evidence, Martin weighs up the pros and cons and gives you balanced, positive and practical advice on 20 of the biggest issues facing parents and their children. With commonsense and a sense of humour, HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD FLY THROUGH LIFE will help you make the most important decisions for your children including- * Childcare and pre-school * Preparing your child for school * Selective, single sex and co-ed schooling * Coaching, tutoring and homework * Helping children deal with challenge and pressure * Choosing school subjects * Extra-curricular activities, including part-time work and sport * Preparing your child for big exams and assessments * Choosing a career * Having a gap year. If you want the best for your children from cradle to graduation, arm yourself with everything you need to know to
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781863254830
(208mm x 135mm x 26mm)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: Australia
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Author Biography - Andrew Martin
Dr Andrew Martin is a psychologist and researcher specialising in educational psychology. In 2003, he was listed in The Bulletin's SMART 100 Australians and ranked in the Top 10 in the field of Education. In 2002, the American Psychological Association judged his PhD the world's Most Outstanding Doctorate in Educational Psychology and prior to that the Australian Association for Research in Education judged his PhD the Most Outstanding Education Doctoral Dissertation in Australia. Dr Martin is regularly invited to conduct keynote conference papers, student workshops, teacher professional development, parent nights, and presentations to education departments aimed at enhancing student motivation, engagement, and achievement. His work is also featured on television and radio and in major newspapers and magazines. Dr Martin has conducted extensive research into student motivation, engagement, and achievement as well as work into boys' education, gifted and talented, disengagement, educational resilience, effective teaching, parenting, teacher-student relationships, and Aboriginal education. He has published this research in many of the world's top academic journals and at internation
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