This is a great resource that discusses how the brain acually learns and remembers. It discusses the difference between how boys and girls learn and how to assist parents in their child's learning. Dr. Healy offers practical suggestions for teachers and parents to assist children's academic growth. She explains teh building blocks of reading, writing, spelling, and mathematics and shows hwo to help chidlren of all ages develop motivation, attention, critical thinking, and problem solving. She also examines learning disabilities, ADHD, the influences of electronic media, and the hazards of forced early learning.