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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Nov 12, Angelica Mcmurtray rated it really liked it. If you’re pulling your hair out over your child’s “behavior”, this might be the book for you.

Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos

As the parents we can only help our children when we understand them. It is essential for accomplishing goals. Hope rated it liked it Mar 20, dreaamers About Lucy Jo Palladino. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I completed my internship in psychology at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, joined the clinical faculty at the University of Arizona, and served as principal investigator for a federal research grant in Tucson, AZ.

Published January 19th by Ballantine Books first published This has made me chuckle, since I am primarily a divergent thinker dreqmers a book about divergent thinkers from a convergent thinker. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Some really good ideas on things to do as parents to help kids who are “dreamers, dynamos or discoverers.

Sam rated it really liked it Mar 03, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Katy rated it it was amazing Jun 03, I now see that he gets board easily with the same old things. I also do experiments in cooking which includes such things as Indian Tandoori Chicken slow cooked in a tagine.


There is also a large section describing ADD which many readers will find helpful. The definition of “significantly impaired”, however, is open to interpretation. Oct 17, Milka rated it really liked it. However you’ll quickly notice most people who have helped improve the human condition were Edison-trait personalities, so the key is If you have a smart, active child who is having a hard time in school, this book is for you.

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discoverrrs With that said, many of these same children probably are viewing the world differently from their peers and certainly differently than their teachers.

She has done extensive research through her practice to help convergent thinkers gain a greater appreciation for their children who see the world differently. Palladino has now classified as divergent thinking.

May 18, Karen M. By Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph. May 22, Laurie rated it it was amazing. 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.

Some may find me quirky, I prefer to think I am one of a kind. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I love sharing my treasury of books with my kids.

Calimomapril rated it really liked it Dec 18, I can now understand my son and it will help us live more peaceful lives. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Praise “Parents and educators alike will find this compelling reading. Does your spirited son become headstrong and aggressive when faced with the simplest decisions?


About Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph. Palladino divides divergent thinkers into three main types, though there is cross-over from one to the other. Her expertise is the study of attention. This entry was posted in All Time Favoritesgrown up books reviewedSelf-Help Books Reviewed and tagged behavior problemsbored kidsbright childconvergent thinkingdifficult childrenDiscoverersdivergent thinkingDr.

I look forward to being part of the GoodReads community, to listen and learn and share the joy of reading. Angela rated it really liked it May 25, Millions of children–one in five–have what psychologist Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.

There are so many creative children that need our love and understanding to gain self-mastery so they can make their wonderful visions a reality. In the past 17 years of being a mother I have run across many parents who claim their child is brilliant and they are bored in school. They seem to be the same, except when the traits begin to “significantly impair” their life, it can be diagnosed as ADHD at dybamos that is what I think the author is trying to say.

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