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    • Becoming Brilliant

    • What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children
    • By: Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    In just a few years, today's children and teens will forge careers that look nothing like those that were available to their parents or grandparents. While the US economy becomes ever more information-driven, our system of education seems stuck on the idea that "content is king", neglecting other skills that 21st century citizens sorely need.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everyone Should Read This Book

    • By Michael B. Kapp on 06-23-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Einstein Never Used Flash Cards

    • How Our Children Really Learn--and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less
    • By: Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Golinkoff
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Reassuring to parents and educators, Einstein Never Used Flash Cards shows why - and how - to step away from the cult of achievement and toward a more nurturing home life full of imaginative play and love of learning. Here's the message that stressed-out parents are craving to hear: It's okay to play! In fact, it's more than just okay - it's better than drilling academics. After decades of research, scientists and child development experts have come to a clear conclusion: Play is the best way for children to learn.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Important premise but way too long

    • By Gregory on 05-31-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • How Babies Talk

    • The Magic and Mystery of Language in the First Three Years of Life
    • By: Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Golinkoff
    • Narrated by: Kristin Dzuiba
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Two developmental psychologists/language experts offer parents a powerfully insightful guide to how infants - even while in the womb - begin to learn language.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Technical, yet accessible.

    • By Robin Lea on 12-07-15

    Regular price: $24.95