The usual question parents wonder about is -- what kind of activities or toys do we get to maximize learning?
How do I make my child smart?
I for one, don't believe that you can "make" someone smart, and second - I also believe in Multiple Intelligences and each person -- each child has her own strengths.
And what can parents do? OBSERVE and understand what your child is interested in. Maximize those Sensitive Periods (windows of opportunity) -- a phase when a child channels all her concentration and efforts until she achieves mastery of a particular skill.
Moreover, in order to achieve the full development potential of a child, it is important that they are placed in a simple, orderly environment - one th