This book shows us how Edison's mother, Nancy, guided the boy who was deemed a dunce by officials_even assumed mentally retarded by his father_to become one of the greatest inventors of all time. Edison's progressive and imaginative teaching methods hold lessons for all children who learn differently from conventional methods and for the parents and teachers who care about them.
Totally updated and reorganized with an "I can do it!" attitude that teaches teens how to relate their knowledge and skills to everyday life. This comprehensive junior high textbook provides a hands-on approach to practical experiences that teach life skills.