Some students seem to enjoy and succeed at school more than others. The good news is that this does not mean that your students who do not enjoy school are not smart. They are just smart in different ways. This is the liberating and empowering premise of Dr. Kathy Koch’s book, The 8 Great Smarts: Discover and Nurture Your Child’s Intelligences. The types of intelligences that normally contribute to strong academics are related to being good with words and logic. Could your child be one of these other smarts?

The 8 Great Smarts

  • Logic
  • Word
  • Nature
  • Music
  • Picture
  • Body
  • People
  • Self

I had a wonderful conversation with Dr. Kathy about how parents can help their children discover their God given strengths so they can establish an identity and future in accordance with God’s design. In this video you will also learn how our culture often over emphasizes the importance of academics and discover which smarts are important for success in the real world. You can discover and nurture your child’s intelligence, as well as helping them to grow in areas of weakness.