Mind in the Making — Read Along Series And Interview

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

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I can’t recommend this book highly enough!  Based on a lifetime of research and experience, Ellen Galinsky outlines the seven skills every child needs to develop to truly succeed in today’s world.  Empirical data is beautifully balanced with the wisdom and realism of an experienced mom who’s actually walked the walk.  It’s a book that should be in the personal library of every parent and every educator.  So grab your copy today, read along with me, and check out Ellen’s responses to reader questions at the end!

Chapter 1: Focus and Self Control

Chapter 2: Perspective Taking

Chapter 3: Communicating

Chapter 4: Making Connections

Chapter 5: Critical Thinking

Chapter 6: Taking On Challenges

Chapter 7: Self-Directed, Engaged Learning

Interview with Ellen Galinsky: Your Questions Answered


Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


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