All the Ways to be Smart: the beautifully illustrated international bestseller that celebrates the talents of every child

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All the Ways to be Smart: the beautifully illustrated international bestseller that celebrates the talents of every child

All the Ways to be Smart: the beautifully illustrated international bestseller that celebrates the talents of every child

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It’s highly likely every child who reads this book will find something in it that shows they too are smart. Having greatly enjoyed Captain Starfish, I was eager to pick up All the Ways to Be Smart, which has a bright, colorful cover that drew me right in.

Colpoys’ illustrations, showing a busy, multiracial, multi-gifted cast, convey joyous variety and abundant compassion. It is a truism in education and education adjacent fields that there are multiple kinds of intelligence -- there's that whole thing about Gardner's theory of intelligences, and some kinds of skills and abilities that seem a bit abstract are listed: body intelligence, musical intelligence etc.Our book today is All The Ways To Be Smart, written by Davina Bell and illustrated by Allison Colpoys, a delightful ode to different types of intelligence. It looks as though printed via lithograph, and with a bold, strong font the harks back to a few decades ago, Bell and Colpoys take a diverse perspective on what it means to be smart, and who can be smart. The purpose of this book is to boost self-esteem and let kids know they can be smart even if it's not in the conventional, academic sense. In this cheerful exploration of all the nonstandard ways a person can be smart, the creators paint an expansive picture of intelligence that goes well beyond ‘being best/at spelling bees,/a tricky test.

Between games, drawing exercises, group activities and questions, the resource helps children to identifying feelings, understand anxiety, express love and celebrate our differences. Rather, it’s the value of learning through play which is beautifully illustrated and will captivate children’s imagination throughout the book.A nice book pointing out that there are so many other ways to be smart than the stereotypical ways we generally confine that description to. The book, All the Ways to Be Smart , aims to teach children that there is more to being smart than reading to maths and encourages the pursuit of the arts. With sing-song rhymes and bright colors, All the Ways to Be Smart echoes classic children's literature with a modern take.

This book is also beautifully illustrated and the two year old that I looked after absolutely loved it, he would often sit looking through the images on his own. This colourful picture-book provides an alternative perspective on the culture of academic achievement by celebrating a diversity of talents … Allison Colpoys’s illustrations celebrate a diversity of cultures too, offering a parade of beauty that will give children of all backgrounds and interests confidence in their own uniqueness. That's not to say it didn't open an interesting conversation because we did talk about what smart means, although I don't think that was by design. Each page bursts with fun and movement using a limited palette of blues, browns and greens all tied exquisitely together with cheeky luminescent orange. She is also the author of the Alice books in Penguin’s best-selling Our Australian Girl series, the Lemonade Jones series of Junior Fiction, and the Corner Park Clubhouse series (Middle Grade).The summer that I was preparing for my first teaching job, I met with some elementary and independent school administrators. Together with UK education agency Shapes for Schools, Scribble has developed an RSE resource pack for KS1/KS2 teachers, aimed at developing emotional literacy. The first is a pre-reading resource, and the following three each correspond to one of the books in the series. Allison Colpoys’ illustrations shimmer with vibrancy; her loose-line illustrations and selective colour palette exuding a nostalgic charm.

The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. Use alongside our I Am an Amazing Person Worksheet for a great PSHCE lesson during the transition period in EYFS, Year 1 or Year 2. Great for discussing how we are all different and celebrating all of the unique and wonderful qualities that make children who they are.One of the most pivotal messages that children need to hear and illustrated with a brilliant spectrum of colours that leap from the page and right into the heart.

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