This collection of 8 stories is part of a Resource Kit designed to help 3-7 year old children to develop early thinking skills and concepts. This book may be used independently or in conjunction with the Navigational Guide and/or professional exchange. The stories follow the adventures of 6 pirates on a mysterious quest as they learn to set goals, plan, get organized, think flexibility and celebrate mistakes. This is a fun and interactive way to start the journey of learning HOW to learn!
Dr Julie Dunstan is a psychologist and children’s author who has expertise in early childhood, education and learning differences. She has lectured at the graduate level and presented on international platforms such as the LD conference at Harvard and the IARLD. Julie’s quest is to discover how we think about learning and use strategies flexibly to be successful. She has conducted neuro-developmental assessments and school consultations for decades. She served as the Director of The Reading Clinic and lead the development of new initiatives such as the ICAN Math Programme and reFLEXions. Julie believes we are most resilient when we are flexible in solving problems. She has created the Pirates of Pondering to help children acquire tools to Learn HOW to Learn and believe I CAN messages. Julie lives in Bermuda with her husband and cats whose curiosity and humor encourage her to try new things. She enjoys horseback riding, snorkeling, nature photography and reading Dr. Suess.