Nav: Home

Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It | Hardcover

by JoAnn Deak Ph.D. (Author), Sarah Ackerley (Illustrator)


List Price: $18.95  
Price:  $12.66
You Save:  $6.29 (33%)
Available:  Usually ships in 24 hours
FREE Shipping on Qualified Orders
» View Details


Binding:  Hardcover
Publisher:  Little Pickle Press
Edition:  11/15/10th Edition
Page Count:  32 Pages
Publication Date:  December 13, 2010
Sales Rank:  1643rd


FEATURES


• Little Pickle Press


EDITORIAL REVIEWS


Product Description
THE book you need to teach growth mindsetDid you know you can stretch and grow your own brain? Or that making mistakes is one of the best ways your brain learns? Just like how lifting weights helps your muscles get stronger, trying new things without giving up strengthens your brain. Written by an educator and psychologist, this fun and engaging introduction to the anatomy and functions of the brain will empower each young reader to S-T-R-E-T-C-H and grow their fantastic, elastic brain! Praise for Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: "Dr. Deak has done a masterful job of creating a book for children, parents, and teachers to learn about the human brain together. The information is accessible and understandable, with illustrations that are engaging, fun, and alive! This is great reading material for everyone and will elicit many expressions of 'Now I get it!' from the adults!" ―Fretta Reitzes, Director, Goldman Center, 92nd Street Y "Your Fantastic Elastic Brain is a wonderful, engaging book for parents and teachers to read with young children. It presents accurate information about the brain and how it relates to our lives...fostering motivation to learn and grow, consistent with our programs and research led by Carol Dweck, PhD." ―Eduardo Briceño, Co-Founder & CEO, Mindset Works "Dr. Deak writes in a clear and interesting way about the complexity of the human brain, enhancing the knowledge of teachers and students. This book is a real contribution to the field of education in the twenty-first century." ―Joyce S. Pickering, Hum.D., Executive Director Emerita, Shelton School & Evaluation Center

SIMILAR PRODUCTS


The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes

The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes
by Mark Pett (Author), Gary Rubinstein (Author)
I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset

I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset
by Esther P Cordova (Author), Esther P Cordova (Creator), Maima W Adiputri (Creator)
Not Yet

Not Yet
by Lisa Cox (Author), Lori Hockema (Author)
Bubble Gum Brain

Bubble Gum Brain
by Julia Cook (Author), Allison Valentine (Illustrator)
The Most Magnificent Thing

The Most Magnificent Thing
by Ashley Spires (Author), Ashley Spires (Illustrator)
Thanks for the Feedback, I Think (Best Me I Can Be!)

Thanks for the Feedback, I Think (Best Me I Can Be!)
by Julia Cook (Author), Kelsey De Weerd (Illustrator)
Beautiful Oops!

Beautiful Oops!
by Barney Saltzberg (Author)
What Do You Do With a Problem?

What Do You Do With a Problem?
by Kobi Yamada (Author), Mae Besom (Illustrator)
The Dot

The Dot
by Peter H. Reynolds (Author), Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)
Mindset Matters (Without Limits)

Mindset Matters (Without Limits)
by Bryan Smith (Author), Lisa Griffin (Illustrator)

Best Science Podcasts 2018

We have hand picked the best science podcasts for 2018. Sit back and enjoy new science podcasts updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
Now Playing: TED Radio Hour

Hacking The Law
We have a vision of justice as blind, impartial, and fair — but in reality, the law often fails those who need it most. This hour, TED speakers explore radical ways to change the legal system. Guests include lawyer and social justice advocate Robin Steinberg, animal rights lawyer Steven Wise, political activist Brett Hennig, and lawyer and social entrepreneur Vivek Maru.
Now Playing: Science for the People

#495 Earth Science in Space
Some worlds are made of sand. Some are made of water. Some are even made of salt. In science fiction and fantasy, planet can be made of whatever you want. But what does that mean for how the planets themselves work? When in doubt, throw an asteroid at it. This is a live show recorded at the 2018 Dragon Con in Atlanta Georgia. Featuring Travor Valle, Mika McKinnon, David Moscato, Scott Harris, and moderated by our own Bethany Brookshire. Note: The sound isn't as good as we'd hoped but we love the guests and the conversation and we wanted to...