If You're So Smart, How Come You Can't Spell Mississippi?

If You're So Smart, How Come You Can't Spell Mississippi? By Barbara Esham Mike Gordon Carl Gordon, If You re So Smart How Come You Can t Spell Mississippi Katie always thought her dad was smart he is one of the busiest attorneys in town People are always asking him for advice She has been a bit confused since asking him for help with her weekly spelling
  • Title: If You're So Smart, How Come You Can't Spell Mississippi?
  • Author: Barbara Esham Mike Gordon Carl Gordon
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  • If You're So Smart, How Come You Can't Spell Mississippi? By Barbara Esham Mike Gordon Carl Gordon, Katie always thought her dad was smart he is one of the busiest attorneys in town People are always asking him for advice She has been a bit confused since asking him for help with her weekly spelling list How can her very smart dad struggle with one of her spelling words This definitely didn t make sense the word Mississippi has changes everything Book Series EndKatie always thought her dad was smart he is one of the busiest attorneys in town People are always asking him for advice She has been a bit confused since asking him for help with her weekly spelling list How can her very smart dad struggle with one of her spelling words This definitely didn t make sense the word Mississippi has changes everything Book Series Endorsements It is hard to overstate how much better children are served if they believe, rightly, that their efforts to improve academically actually make a difference Research by Dr Carol Dweck and colleagues has shown, in impressive detail, that children s beliefs about the nature of intelligence as being either malleable or xed can greatly impact both their attitude towards learning and their academic achievement It is far better to believe in a malleable rather than a xed notion of intelligence Thus it is a delight to see books like the present one put much needed, and scienti cally credible, tools in the hands of educators, parents, and children Dr Jeremy Gray, Yale University Professor of Psychology The Mainstream Connections book series teaches that challenges and differences are part of the spice of life, not something to hide or fear Each child in the series faces a challenge that makes him or her feel different and maybe not as good as other kids Young readers will learn the value of facing challenges directly, and to respect everyone s unique challenges Success comes from practice and improvement, especially on the things that are hardest to do Dr Brian Nosek, University of Virginia Professor of Psychology The Mainstream Connections Children s Book Series conveys a message that could have been lifted straight from a psychology research journal there is than one way to define being smart As these stories illustrate, for every person, large and small, there are skills that are relatively difficult to master and others that seem to come naturally These books emphasize the important empirical conclusion that just as regular exercise makes the body stronger, so, too, does practice and the effort to improve academically with all the struggle, fatigue, and initial failure that it entails allow people to capitalize on the malleable nature of human intelligence Dr Samuel R Sommers, Tufts University Professor of Psychology I applaud Barbara Esham for finding a way to teach young children how to be mindful In so doing, she sets the stage for their greater well being as adults Dr Ellen Langer, Harvard University Professor of Psychology This is a wonderful book series Each story shows children that success is about effort and determination, that problems need not derail them, and that adults can understand their worries and struggles My research demonstrates that these lessons are essential for children Dr Carol S Dweck, Stanford University Professor of Psychology If You re So Smart How Come You Can t Spell Mississippi is a fantastic way of bringing this information to the many smart children who find reading and spelling especially difficult and especially to those who are beginning to doubt their own potential Drs Brock M.D M.A and Fernette M.D Learning Experts As consultants, the Eides are international and national professional advisors for organizations such as SENG Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted.
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    1. This was a delightful explanation of learning disabilities It is written simply so children can understand but it s not patronizing My only complaint is that it only focuses on dyslexia and not other learning disabilities Consequently, a child could easily misunderstand and label all forms of learning problems as dyslexia.


    2. Katie has always been under the impression that her dad is one of the smartest men in town But, when he has trouble with one of her spelling words, she starts to question everything This is a great story that leads kids to realize that everyone, even adults, have unique abilities and acceptance of those abilities is very important.


    3. Must readThe simplest of issues in life are the most difficult to understand Why Well this short book addresses that A must read for all parents And a visit to the website is also a must Will be doing that myself soon.


    4. This is a cute book that could easily be used to introduce social lessons to students while encouraging them to succeed regardless of struggles they may face.


    5. The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses series by Barbara EshamIf You re So Smart, How Come You Can t Spell Mississippi From the back of the book Katie always thought her dad was smart he is one of the busiest attorneys in town People are always asking him for advice She has been a bit confused since asking him for help with her weekly spelling list How can her very smart dad struggle with one of her spelling words This definitely didn t make sense the word Mississippi has changes everythingThis is [...]


    6. My Husband and 10yr old daughter are both dyslexic This book is a delightful way of explaining dyslexia to not just children, but adults who don t understand it also I have read many, many books on this subject and this is one of the best written.The only thing is that a dyslexic child will not be able to read this book for themselves which is frustrating to them In showing how smart the little girl is and how smart the adults with dyslexia are and the great things they grow up to learn and do T [...]


    7. Katie thinks that her dad is the smartest person around One night she asks him for help with her spelling, but he says for that you ll need your mom Katie asks her dad if your so smart, how come you can t spell Mississippi He explains to her about being dyslexic He tells her that with dyslexia it s hard for him to read and spell He explains to her that those things are hard for him and he has to work at them but he does it Katie want s to know about dyslexia so she goes to the library and finds [...]


    8. Katie is keen observer and a curious third grader So when her dad explains why he finds spelling difficult, Katie wants to investigate She learns that her very intelligent dad, a lawyer, has dyslexia probably like a couple of Katie s classmates Expressive line and wash illustrations enhance the engaging, illuminating story Part of The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses series.Subject Dyslexic children Juvenile fiction.Self esteem Juvenile fiction.Spelling ability Juvenile fiction.Anxiety Juvenile f [...]


    9. Wonderful way to cover the subject of dyslexia for children The story is about a young girl that observes people After asking her dad to help spell a word, she learns her dad has dyslexia Her investigative practice of learning lead her to some suggestions for her teacher and classmate.This was an rewarding all around read The illustrations were vivid and worked well in moving the story forward The suggested website at the end is extraordinary Check it out for ways to make connections by visiting [...]


    10. This is a children s book that explains how children can be smart, but still have trouble reading, writing, or spelling It introduces the word dyslexia, and infers that everyone has their own strengths and weaknesses There is a review from Edward Hollowell There is also a web site for of this type of product mainstreamconnections


    11. I would recommend this story if you are interested in understanding, or helping others understand, that dyslexia is having trouble with reading and spelling It does not mean that a person lacks intelligence Children who have dyslexia will be reassured and classmates may gain compassion.This is one of the books in a series on the different ways people learn.


    12. It was interesting There is another book similar to this They deal with issues that little kids might have or run into I think this one dealt with dislexia, and the little girl has a friend in school who has that learning challenge She learns her dad has it, and decides to help her friend Cute and it explains some things in a way that kids can grasp.


    13. The author s message comes through the voice of a child I had never thought about people who were struggling with this difficulty until now It made me think of the other handicaps that children, and even adults, go through just to blend in Definitely a must read for people of all ages.


    14. A little girl discovers the challenges her dad has had with dyslexia and applies them to a little boy in her third grade class A text thick with long sentences and long words but good for specific situations.


    15. A must read This is a great book for children and their care givers Regardless if you have a learning difference or not If you do this will help you feel empowered, if you or child knows someone who h as difficulty it gives you an moment to walk in there shoes.





    16. Illustrations are cute I wonder if it s a little bit too long for children, especially since it s labelled as an easy picture book.


    17. I think this is a great book to read to a child with dyslexia It helps them to separate the ideas of intelligence and reading spelling issues.




    18. See What a good read It s a fun read, and inspirational for kids who might have dyslexia or want to know about how it can affect their peers



    19. Great book to read to children about dyslexia It helps children grasp that it is a learning difference and that many brilliant and successful people have it it can be overcome.







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