A Mind at a Time

  • by Mel Levine
  • Narrated by Mel Levine
  • 5 hrs and 3 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Different minds learn differently. That's an issue for many children, because most schools still cling to a one-size-fits-all education philosophy. As a result, children struggle because their learning patterns don't fit the schools they are in. Learning begins in schools, but it doesn't end there. Frustrating a child's desire to learn will have lifelong repercussions. In A Mind at a Time, Dr. Mel Levine shows parents how to identify these individual learning patterns. He explains how parents and teachers can nurture a child's strengths and deal effectively with weaknesses. This type of teaching produces satisfaction and achievement for all students. There are eight fundamental systems of learning that draw on a variety of neurodevelopmental capacities. Some students are strong in certain areas and some are strong in others, but no one is equally capable in all eight. Drawing from actual case studies, Dr. Levine shows how parents and children can identify their strengths and weaknesses to determine their individual ways of learning. We must pay attention to individual learning patterns, to individual minds so that we can maximize children's performance in school and in life. In A Mind at a Time, Dr. Levine shows us how.

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What the Critics Say

"Levine's soft-spoken reading style lends to the [program] a personal, compassionate, and reassuring tone that would be lost in the written word." (Publishers Weekly)

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A Mind At a Time

This is an awesome book that has helped me to understand my child's learning difference and enjoy raising her. I used to be overly worried about the things she has a hard time doing,this book shows us why and how to help.( instead of feeling helpless) It encourages parents to focus on what their child is really good at.Dr Levine helps us to give our kids the self confidence they need to succeed.A great book for parents with "LD' kids.
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- Susan

A book for all parents and children

This is a book to help and educate all parents. It is about how kids are whether they have a dignosed condition or are just fine.
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- Susanaskye

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-27-2002
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio