Temple Did it, and I Can Too! Seven Simple Life Rules by Jennifer Gilpin Yacio, Temple Grandin


Temple Did it, and I Can Too! Seven Simple Life Rules by Jennifer Gilpin Yacio, Temple Grandin

Here is a children's book that will help guide and inspire all children to reach their full potential. It explains the obstacles Temple Grandin faced while growing up, then provides the rules she followed to overcome them and become a leading animal scientist. This colourful book was written with the input and guidance of Dr Grandin, and even includes an introduction by her. It includes worksheets for children to identify and reach their goals.


Temple Did it, I Can Too is a perfect book for a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) class or even language arts class. After her short biography, she offers 7 tenets for children to follow. I particularly liked page 13. It gave an example of the kind of thinking kids should really develop. She synthesizes two passions and (bugs and math) comes up with a career that a child can strive for. A classroom teacher could easily turn this into a child-centered classroom activity that would really engage the child as well as offer the opportunity for the child to become empowered to be a professional at something (as well as write about it) they love at such a young age. Well done, Temple. You are a hero to both children with academic challenges as well as students with emotional and physical challenges. This is a very empowering book for young children. - Academic's Choice Award review See more at: http: //www.academicschoice.com/books/temple-did-it.php#sthash.tzh2yuzC.dpuf

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32 pages


Jennifer Gilpin Yacio, Temple Grandin
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Publication date

30th November 2015



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