CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV)-- Dr. Linda
Kargas-Bone is passionate about childhood learning. She is a professor of
education at Charleston Southern University. Her new children's book, "Brain
Verse," offers fun activities to engage children's minds.
includes children's poetry with accompanying lessons tied to different parts of
brain development. It is Linda Bone's 29th book for teachers but she maintains
that it can also be used by parents.
"Poetry is ideal to
stimulate language in young children," Bone said on Lowcountry Live. "Especially
these story poems I've designed here in the book."
Bone said the poems
are meant to be read aloud, followed by completion of the additional
"Brain Verse" helps
parents and teachers to connect neurons and promote early literacy. There are
many ways to use words and brain-friendly activities to stimulate thinking and
creativity at home and at school. Early childhood, according to Bone, is the
most crucial period for learning.
"It's kind of
scary," she noted. "The smartest any of us ever was around age
Signed copies of
"Brain Verse" are available at the Education Station in Summerville Plaza and at
the CSU Bookstore at Charleston Southern University
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