Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children

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By Linda Lantieri, Daniel Goleman
Edition: illustrated
Published by Sounds True, 2008
ISBN 1591797896, 9781591797890
155 pages
What's the most important piece of your child's
educational program? If you think it's math,
science, or grammar, you might be overlooking
an element that is fast becoming essential
in today's stressful world: cultivating inner resiliency.
In Building Emotional Intelligence, pioneering educator
Linda Lantieri joins forces with internationally renowned
psychologist Daniel Goleman to offer a breakthrough guide
for helping children quiet their minds, calm their bodies,
and identify and manage their emotions.
Now available to the public for the first time,
here are Lantieri's proven techniques arranged according
to age group, complemented by a spoken-word CD
with exercises presented by Goleman.
"We need a new vision of education that includes
the mind and the heart," says Lantieri. With Building
Emotional Intelligence, parents, teachers, and caregivers
have the tools necessary to help build these invaluable skills
in the children they raise.
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