Coming Summer 2019!

ABCs of Raising Smarter Kids has hundreds of resources and strategies to help parents nurture children’s well-being, learning, and high-level development. Each chapter from A to Z features a different thematic focus such as Education, Health and Happiness, Motivation, and Productivity. Written by award-winning author and gifted education expert Dr. Joanne Foster, and beautifully illustrated by artist Christine Thammavongsa, ABCs of Raising Smarter Kids is a comprehensive, reader-friendly, and unique parenting book.

Meet Dr. Joanne Foster

Joanne Foster, Ed.D., is a parent, teacher, gifted education expert, educational consultant, and award-winning author. Her newest book (July, 2019) is ABCs of Raising Smarter Kids: Hundreds of Ways to Inspire Your Child. Dr. Foster’s work focuses on supporting and encouraging children’s well-being—including their intelligence, creativity, productivity, and self-confidence. She conducts teacher-training workshops; does podcasts; writes a column at The Creativity Post; gives presentations to educators and parent organizations in local, national, international, and online forums; and serves on advisory committees concerning children’s education and optimal development. She is co-author (with Dona Matthews) of the award-winning book Being Smart about Gifted Education, and also Beyond Intelligence: Secrets for Raising Happily Productive Kids. Dr. Foster is sole author of Not Now, Maybe Later: Helping Children Overcome Procrastination, and Bust Your BUTS: Tips for Teens Who Procrastinate (winner of the Independent Book Publishers Association’s 2018 Silver Benjamin Franklin Award). Her articles are featured in publications around the world. She taught Educational Psychology at the University of Toronto for twelve years, and she continues to provide leadership in the areas of giftedness and high-level development—in schools and communities across North America and beyond. She lives and works in Toronto, Canada.

To connect directly with Joanne Foster, kindly go to the contact page on this website.

Meet Dr. Joanne Foster

Joanne Foster, Ed.D., is a parent, teacher, gifted education expert, educational consultant, and award-winning author. Her newest book (July, 2019) is ABCs of Raising Smarter Kids: Hundreds of Ways to Inspire Your Child. Dr. Foster’s work focuses on supporting and encouraging children’s well-being—including their intelligence, creativity, productivity, and self-confidence. She conducts teacher-training workshops; does podcasts; writes a column at The Creativity Post; gives presentations to educators and parent organizations in local, national, international, and online forums; and serves on advisory committees concerning children’s education and optimal development. She is co-author (with Dona Matthews) of the award-winning book Being Smart about Gifted Education, and also Beyond Intelligence: Secrets for Raising Happily Productive Kids. Dr. Foster is sole author of Not Now, Maybe Later: Helping Children Overcome Procrastination, and Bust Your BUTS: Tips for Teens Who Procrastinate (winner of the Independent Book Publishers Association’s 2018 Silver Benjamin Franklin Award). Her articles are featured in publications around the world. She taught Educational Psychology at the University of Toronto for twelve years, and she continues to provide leadership in the areas of giftedness and high-level development—in schools and communities across North America and beyond. She lives and works in Toronto, Canada.

To connect directly with Joanne Foster, kindly go to the contact page on this website.