By Thomas Armstrong Ph.D.
"Every scholar is a genius," announces writer Thomas Armstrong, and an educator's most vital task is to find and nurture the "genius traits" that each one scholars have been born with yet that could not be seen. Urging readers to seem past conventional understandings of what constitutes genius, Armstrong describes 12 such characteristics: interest, playfulness, mind's eye, creativity, ask yourself, knowledge, inventiveness, energy, sensitivity, flexibility, humor, and pleasure. He cites learn in quite a few fields that helps this broader realizing of genius and explains how affects in the house, the preferred media, and the college itself "shut down" the genius in scholars. Combining considerate insights and useful details, Armstrong deals guiding ideas to assist educators wake up genius within the classroom--beginning with awakening the genius in themselves. Readers will locate dozens of instructed actions and precious assets to supply "genius reviews" and create a "genial weather" within the lecture room. moreover, feedback for additional examine on the finish of every part offer beginning issues for private mirrored image and progress. because it celebrates the capability brainpower ready to be unlocked in study rooms in every single place, Awakening Genius within the school room evokes educators to examine their scholars from a special point of view and to reinvigorate their educating with a brand new feel of pleasure and probability. the end result, Armstrong concludes, may expand some distance past the study room and remodel not just our faculties, however the complete global.