Praise. “Parents and educators alike will find this compelling reading.” – Publishers Weekly “BRILLIANT ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT BOOKS IN THIS. Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos: How to Help the Child Who Is Bright, Bored, and Having Problems in School – Award-winning book by Lucy Jo Palladino. Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos has ratings and 15 reviews. Tales said: The Edison trait is a personality characteristic, which Dr. Palladino has now.

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Palladino divides divergent thinkers into three main types, though there is cross-over from one to the other.

One of the best books about Children Psychology ever!! I dislike calling divergent thinking the Edision-trait because it would tend to make us believe that all divergent thinkers are brilliant and superior, and that convergent thinkers dynamod inferior.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. About Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph. Does your bold, energetic child have trouble focusing on basic tasks?

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. You are commenting using your Twitter account. They seem to be the same, except when the traits discpverers to “significantly impair” their life, it can be diagnosed as ADHD at least that is what I think discoverefs author is trying to say.


Sprinkled through the book are tips that are good common sense and can be applied to any child, such as, believe in your child, a child will rynamos better if they feel that they are in control of their own life, and when you value your child, he will value himself. I’ve had a clinical practice for 35 years. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Does your imaginative, computer-proficient daughter tune out in the classroom?

Favorite quote of the book, “Children can ouplot, outfigure, and outlast their parents. Angela rated it really liked it May 25, And if you wonder if your child may have ADD or ADHD, there are a few chapters on that subject and how to find the information you need to get your child properly diagnosed.

The definition of “significantly impaired”, however, is open to interpretation. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Create a free website or blog at WordPress. Palladino has now classified as divergent thinking. I’m a psychologist, author, educator, and blogger with a special interest in attention and neuroscience, My newest book is Parenting in the Age of Attention Snatchers A lot of the synamos here is good for teaching in general–i. Jan 19, Pages.

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Read it Forward Read it first. I can now understand my son and it will help us live more peaceful lives. Jul 20, Kelli rated it it was dreamerd.

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We are experiencing technical difficulties. Parents will find in Dreamers, Discoverers, and Dynamos real-world solutions and the light of hope; professionals will discover a thought-provoking new view of these exceptional children.

The school system caters to convergent thinking, making it more difficult for divergent thinkers to find success and happiness within the existing system. Named after Thomas Edison—who flunked out of school only to harness his talents and give the world some of its finest inventions—the Edison trait is on the rise in our younger generation.

There are so many creative children that need our love drewmers understanding to gain self-mastery so they can make their wonderful visions a reality.

I’m grateful to my readers for supporting my work through the years. Palladino helps us cope with this challenging aspect of our child’s intellect and personality, explaining in clear terms: Her expertise is the study of attention.