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Title:
Keeping a head in school : a student's book about learning abilities and learning disorders
Author:
Levine, Melvin D.
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Publication Information:
Cambridge, MA : Educators Pub. Service, [1990]

©1990
Physical Description:
xv, 297 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780838820698
Format :
Book

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Central Library LC4705 .L48 1990 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

This nonfiction book--a blend of realism and optimism--helps students with learning differences gain insights into their problems. Dr.Levine suggests specific ways to approach schoolwork, overcome learning differences, and manage struggles that students face at school.


Author Notes

Melvin D. Levine Mel Levine is a Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

He has conducted projects called Schools Attuned and Developmental Schools which are designed to help teachers deal with children having academic difficulties, such as ADD. Dr. Levine has spoken at many conferences and is known for his personable approach to learning and his no-nonsense approach to developmental learning.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Booklist Review

Encouraging yet realistic about learning disorders, Levine offers insight into the ways the brain governs the learning process; he also provides sensible advice on how to improve a variety of skills, including reading comprehension, concentration, and memory.


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