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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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Does your bold, energetic child drdamers trouble focusing on basic tasks? To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Some really good ideas on things to do as parents to help kids who are “dreamers, dynamos or discoverers.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Oct 17, Milka rated it really liked it. This is an absolute must read dynsmos you either think your child exhibits ADD tendencies or if you just think your child processes thought significantly differently than you do and you’re having trouble getting through to them or understanding them.

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One of the best books about Children Psychology ever!! Want to Read saving…. The Edison trait is a personality characteristic, which Dr. 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.


Oct 24, Gerry added it. I dislike calling divergent thinking the Edision-trait because it would tend to make us believe that all divergent thinkers are brilliant and superior, and that convergent thinkers are inferior.

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. Want to Discovefers Currently Reading Read. I can now understand my son and it will dreaamers us live more peaceful lives.

Dreamers, Discoverers & Dynamos

I’m grateful to my readers for supporting my work through the years. Praise “Parents and educators alike will find this compelling reading. 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.

Looking for More Great Reads? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I love sharing my treasury of books with my kids. Posted on December 27, by Tales Untangled. This book is a fabulous resource, though ironically, I find it to be written in a convergent thinking pattern. Main messages in this book are still true today. I now see that he gets board easily with the same old things. Palladino has now classified as divergent thinking. It includes parent pep talks for staying positively minded about these kids and tips on how to alter the learning environment to better suit them.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Currently, I counsel parents and families in Encinitas, CA, teach professional development, give talks and workshops, and blog at http: Inspired by Your Browsing History. dynamis

Thanks for telling us about the problem. They seem to be the same, except when the traits begin to “significantly impair” their life, it can be diagnosed as ADHD at least that is what I think the author is trying to say. The heart of the issue is that they think divergently—they overflow with many ideas—while schools, organized activities, and routines of daily living reward convergent thinking, which focuses on disfoverers idea at a time.

Panda Incognito rated it liked it Jul 31, Thomas Edison along with many brilliant inventors and geniuses failed in school because of their ‘divergent’ thinking.

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