Parents, Kids, and Pianos

by Robin Schader - January 08, 2009

How to help a talented child? Parents can be “opportunity makers” who contribute productively to a child’s growth, enjoyment, and achievement. Effective parenting and teaching requires “action research” that draws on the best available empirical knowledge and balances it with the personal experiences and needs of individual children and families. Practically speaking, this means regularly making time to discuss what’s working and what isn’t, and modifying activities accordingly.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: January 08, 2009 ID Number: 15476, Date Accessed: 8/1/2021 9:53:44 PM

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