How Children Succeed

How Children Succeed
Author: Paul Tough
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 231
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 0547564651
ISBN 13: 9780547564654
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How Children Succeed Book Review:

Challenges conventional views about standardized testing to argue that success is more determined by self-discipline, and describes the work of pioneering researchers and educators who have enabled effective new teaching methods.

Helping Children Succeed

Helping Children Succeed
Author: Paul Tough
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2016-05-24
ISBN 10: 0544935314
ISBN 13: 9780544935310
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Helping Children Succeed Book Review:

A NOW READ THIS PBS NewsHour and New York Times Book Review selection From the New York Times best-selling author of How Children Succeed comes an essential handbook of successful strategies to help kids overcome issues, learn, and thrive in today’s chaotic learning environments. In How Children Succeed, Paul Tough introduced us to research showing that personal qualities like perseverance, self-control, and conscientiousness play a critical role in children’s success. Now, in Helping Children Succeed, Tough takes on a new set of pressing questions: What does growing up with economic and other stresses do to children’s mental and physical development? How does adversity at home affect their success in the classroom, from preschool to high school? And what practical steps can the adults who are responsible for them take to improve their chances for a positive future? Tough once again encourages us to think in a new way about the challenges of childhood. Mining the latest research in psychology and neuroscience, he provides us with insights and strategies for a new approach to childhood adversity, one designed to help many more children succeed.

Whatever it Takes

Whatever it Takes
Author: Paul Tough
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 310
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 9780547247960
ISBN 13: 0547247966
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Whatever it Takes Book Review:

An intriguing portrait of African-American activist Geoffrey Canada, creator of the Harlem Children's Zone, describes his radical new approach to eliminating inner-city poverty, one that proposes to transform the lives of poor children by changing their schools, their families, and their neighborhoods at the same time. Reprint.

How Children Succeed

How Children Succeed
Author: Paul Tough
Publsiher: Arrow Books
Total Pages: 231
Release: 2014-04-01
ISBN 10: 9780099588757
ISBN 13: 0099588757
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How Children Succeed Book Review:

Why character, confidence, and curiosity are more important to your child's success than academic results. The New York Times bestseller. For all fans of Oliver James or Steve Biddulph's Raising Boys, Raising Girls, and The Complete Secrets of Happy Children. In a world where academic success can seem all-important in deciding our children's success in adult life, Paul Tough sees things very differently. Instead of fixating on grades and exams, he argues that we, as parents, should be paying more attention to our children's characters. Inner resilience, a sense of curiosity, the hidden power of confidence - these are the most important things we can teach our children, because it is these qualities that will enable them to live happy, fulfilled and successful lives. In this personal, thought-provoking and timely book, Paul Tough offers a clarion call to parents who are seeking to unlock their child's true potential - and ensure they really succeed.

The Power of Concentration

The Power of Concentration
Author: Theron Q. Dumont
Publsiher: NuVision Publications, LLC
Total Pages: 186
Release: 1877
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: NYPL:33433070246552
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Importance of Being Little

The Importance of Being Little
Author: Erika Christakis
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2016-02-09
ISBN 10: 0698195019
ISBN 13: 9780698195011
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Importance of Being Little Book Review:

“Christakis . . . expertly weaves academic research, personal experience and anecdotal evidence into her book . . . a bracing and convincing case that early education has reached a point of crisis . . . her book is a rare thing: a serious work of research that also happens to be well-written and personal . . . engaging and important.” --Washington Post "What kids need from grown-ups (but aren't getting)...an impassioned plea for educators and parents to put down the worksheets and flash cards, ditch the tired craft projects (yes, you, Thanksgiving Handprint Turkey) and exotic vocabulary lessons, and double-down on one, simple word: play." --NPR The New York Times bestseller that provides a bold challenge to the conventional wisdom about early childhood, with a pragmatic program to encourage parents and teachers to rethink how and where young children learn best by taking the child’s eye view of the learning environment To a four-year-old watching bulldozers at a construction site or chasing butterflies in flight, the world is awash with promise. Little children come into the world hardwired to learn in virtually any setting and about any matter. Yet in today’s preschool and kindergarten classrooms, learning has been reduced to scripted lessons and suspect metrics that too often undervalue a child’s intelligence while overtaxing the child’s growing brain. These mismatched expectations wreak havoc on the family: parents fear that if they choose the “wrong” program, their child won’t get into the “right” college. But Yale early childhood expert Erika Christakis says our fears are wildly misplaced. Our anxiety about preparing and safeguarding our children’s future seems to have reached a fever pitch at a time when, ironically, science gives us more certainty than ever before that young children are exceptionally strong thinkers. In her pathbreaking book, Christakis explains what it’s like to be a young child in America today, in a world designed by and for adults, where we have confused schooling with learning. She offers real-life solutions to real-life issues, with nuance and direction that takes us far beyond the usual prescriptions for fewer tests, more play. She looks at children’s use of language, their artistic expressions, the way their imaginations grow, and how they build deep emotional bonds to stretch the boundaries of their small worlds. Rather than clutter their worlds with more and more stuff, sometimes the wisest course for us is to learn how to get out of their way. Christakis’s message is energizing and reassuring: young children are inherently powerful, and they (and their parents) will flourish when we learn new ways of restoring the vital early learning environment to one that is best suited to the littlest learners. This bold and pragmatic challenge to the conventional wisdom peels back the mystery of childhood, revealing a place that’s rich with possibility.

Children Who Fail at School But Succeed at Life Lessons from Lives Well Lived

Children Who Fail at School But Succeed at Life  Lessons from Lives Well Lived
Author: Mark Katz
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2016-04-11
ISBN 10: 0393711420
ISBN 13: 9780393711424
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Children Who Fail at School But Succeed at Life Lessons from Lives Well Lived Book Review:

Understanding resiliency and student success by studying people who succumbed to risk but later triumphed. A number of people who failed in school currently enjoy meaningful and successful lives. They include, though they are by no means limited to, those with attention and executive function challenges, learning disabilities, learning and behavioral challenges arising out of traumatic events in their lives, and even those impacted by all of the above. Up until recently, little attention was paid to successful people who did poorly in school. Why? One reason might be that many of us doubted that it was actually possible. After all, many loving parents and caring teachers spent countless hours trying their hardest to help these failing children turn things around in school, sometimes with little or nothing to show for it. If these children continued to struggle and fail in school with all this help and support, it was understandable to assume that they would not succeed in the real world decades later without it. So what did we miss? Why were we so wrong about them? And perhaps most importantly, how can their life experiences help educators and parents understand what schools can do better to support students who are struggling today? In his groundbreaking new book, Mark Katz draws on research findings in clinical and social psychology, cognitive neuroscience, education, and other fields of study—as well as stories of successful individuals who overcame years of school failure—to answer these and other questions. In the process, he shows how children who fail at school but succeed at life can give teachers and schools, counselors and health care professionals, parents and guardians—even those whose childhood struggles have persisted into their adult years—new remedies for combatting learning, behavioral, and emotional challenges; reducing juvenile crime, school dropout, and substance abuse; improving our health and well-being; and preventing medical problems later in life.

The Gift of Failure

The Gift of Failure
Author: Jessica Lahey
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2015-08-11
ISBN 10: 0062299247
ISBN 13: 9780062299246
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Gift of Failure Book Review:

The New York Times bestselling, groundbreaking manifesto on the critical school years when parents must learn to allow their children to experience the disappointment and frustration that occur from life’s inevitable problems so that they can grow up to be successful, resilient, and self-reliant adults Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents who rush to school at the whim of a phone call to deliver forgotten assignments, who challenge teachers on report card disappointments, mastermind children’s friendships, and interfere on the playing field. As teacher and writer Jessica Lahey explains, even though these parents see themselves as being highly responsive to their children’s well being, they aren’t giving them the chance to experience failure—or the opportunity to learn to solve their own problems. Overparenting has the potential to ruin a child’s confidence and undermine their education, Lahey reminds us. Teachers don’t just teach reading, writing, and arithmetic. They teach responsibility, organization, manners, restraint, and foresight—important life skills children carry with them long after they leave the classroom. Providing a path toward solutions, Lahey lays out a blueprint with targeted advice for handling homework, report cards, social dynamics, and sports. Most importantly, she sets forth a plan to help parents learn to step back and embrace their children’s failures. Hard-hitting yet warm and wise, The Gift of Failure is essential reading for parents, educators, and psychologists nationwide who want to help children succeed.

The Years That Matter Most

The Years That Matter Most
Author: Paul Tough
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2019-09-12
ISBN 10: 1473538378
ISBN 13: 9781473538375
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Years That Matter Most Book Review:

What has gone wrong in our universities? And how do we make it right? When Amy applied to university, she thought she’d be judged purely on her merits. But she never thought that her family background would have as much impact on her future as her grades. When KiKi arrived at university, she knew she could be the only black woman in her class. But she didn’t know how out of place she would feel, nor how unwelcoming her peers would be. When Orry graduated from university, he was told he’d probably land a six-figure salary. But he wasn’t told he’d end up barely scraping a living wage, struggling to feed his children. Drawing on the stories of hundreds of American students, The Years That Matters Most is a revelatory account of a university system in crisis. Paul Tough, bestselling author of How Children Succeed, exposes a world where small-town colleges go bust, while the most prestigious raise billions every year; where overstretched admissions officers are forced to pick rich candidates over smart ones; where black and working-class students are left to sink or swim on uncaring campuses. Along the way, he uncovers cutting-edge research from the academics leading the way to a new kind of university – one where students succeed not because of their background, but because of the quality of their minds. The result is a call-to-arms for universities that work for everyone, and a manual for how we can make it happen.

Succeed

Succeed
Author: Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2010-12-23
ISBN 10: 1101475153
ISBN 13: 9781101475157
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Succeed Book Review:

Read Heidi Grant Halvorson's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community. Just in time for New Year's resolutions, learn how to reach your goals-finally-by overcoming the many hurdles that have defeated you before. Most of us have no idea why we fail to reach our goals. Now Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson, a rising star in the field of social psychology shows us how to overcome the hurdles that have defeated us before. Dr. Grant Halvorson offers insights-many surprising-that readers can use immediately, including how to: • Set a goal so that you will persist even in the face of adversity • Build willpower, which can be strengthened like a muscle • Avoid the kind of positive thinking that makes people fail The strategies outlined in this book will not only help everyone reach their own goals but will also prove invaluable to parents, teachers, coaches, and employers. Dr. Grant Halvorson shows readers a new approach to problem solving that will change the way they approach their entire lives. Watch a Video

Most Likely to Succeed

Most Likely to Succeed
Author: Tony Wagner,Ted Dintersmith
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2015-08-18
ISBN 10: 1501104314
ISBN 13: 9781501104312
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Most Likely to Succeed Book Review:

"Tony Wagner and venture capitalist Ted Dintersmith call for a complete overhaul of the function and focus of American schools, sharing insights and stories from the front lines, including profiles of successful students, teachers, parents, and business leaders. [The book proposes] a new vision of American education, one that puts wonder, creativity, and initiative at the very heart of the learning process and prepares students for today's economy"--

Teaching the Restless

Teaching the Restless
Author: Chris Mercogliano
Publsiher: Beacon Press
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2004-01-15
ISBN 10: 0807032573
ISBN 13: 9780807032572
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Teaching the Restless Book Review:

ducator Chris Mercogliano has been working with hyperactive (ADHD) children for many years at the Free School in Albany, New York, and has developed numerous ways to help these students relax, focus, modulate emotional expression, make responsible choices, and forge lasting friendships-all prerequisites for learning. In Teaching the Restless, Mercogliano uses the stories of six boys and three girls to share valuable lessons, offering a way to work with these children without assigning them labels or resorting to the use of stimulant drugs like Ritalin.

How Can My Kid Succeed in School What Parents and Teachers Can Do to Conquer Learning Problems

How Can My Kid Succeed in School What Parents and Teachers Can Do to Conquer Learning Problems
Author: Craig Pohlman
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2009-09-28
ISBN 10: 0470383763
ISBN 13: 9780470383766
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How Can My Kid Succeed in School What Parents and Teachers Can Do to Conquer Learning Problems Book Review:

This book shows what can be done at home and at school to help understand these children's challenges and get them on the path to success.

How to Succeed at School

How to Succeed at School
Author: Wendy Berliner,Judith Judd
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 196
Release: 2019-11-20
ISBN 10: 042958900X
ISBN 13: 9780429589003
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Succeed at School Book Review:

This book shines a light on the best research into learning and the brain development that makes it all possible. Written by two distinguished education journalists, it provides an invaluable guide to the latest information for teachers and parents seeking to help children to make the best use of their potential and steer a true course through an often confused, noisy and crowded learning landscape where ideas compete and nothing can seem clear. Summarising the most up to date and significant research in a jargon-free and understandable way, this book provides readers with simple and clear access to knowledge and information about what really helps children learn and flourish. Whether you’re a teacher who wants to encourage the right kind of parental support or a parent who wants to do the best for your child, this is an essential read. Drawing on expert analysis, interviews and example studies, the chapters tackle common misconceptions and myths, and explore crucial topics including: The use of neuroscience in education; The role of parents and how all parents can help their children learn; What works in the classroom and the best ways of teaching a child. The first of its kind, this seminal text is a unique resource for parents, carers, primary and secondary teachers, student teachers, policymakers and anyone interested in the development of children and how they learn.

Family Learning

Family Learning
Author: William F. Russell
Publsiher: First Word Learning Systems Incorporated
Total Pages: 364
Release: 1997
ISBN 10: 9780965775298
ISBN 13: 0965775291
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Family Learning Book Review:

Offers advice on optimizing learning opportunities and exploring science, language, math, history, geography, astronomy, and character development with school-age children

Family Life and School Achievement

Family Life and School Achievement
Author: Reginald M. Clark
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2015-07-31
ISBN 10: 022622144X
ISBN 13: 9780226221441
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Family Life and School Achievement Book Review:

Working mothers, broken homes, poverty, racial or ethnic background, poorly educated parents—these are the usual reasons given for the academic problems of poor urban children. Reginald M. Clark contends, however, that such structural characteristics of families neither predict nor explain the wide variation in academic achievement among children. He emphasizes instead the total family life, stating that the most important indicators of academic potential are embedded in family culture. To support his contentions, Clark offers ten intimate portraits of Black families in Chicago. Visiting the homes of poor one- and two-parent families of high and low achievers, Clark made detailed observations on the quality of home life, noting how family habits and interactions affect school success and what characteristics of family life provide children with "school survival skills," a complex of behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge that are the essential elements in academic success. Clark's conclusions lead to exciting implications for educational policy. If school achievement is not dependent on family structure or income, parents can learn to inculcate school survival skills in their children. Clark offers specific suggestions and strategies for use by teachers, parents, school administrators, and social service policy makers, but his work will also find an audience in urban anthropology, family studies, and Black studies.

How Children Succeed in 30 Minutes

How Children Succeed    in 30 Minutes
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 38
Release: 2012-11-01
ISBN 10: 9781623150563
ISBN 13: 1623150566
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How Children Succeed in 30 Minutes Book Review:

How Children Succeed ...in 30 minutes is the essential guide to quickly understanding the important lessons outlined in Paul Tough's bestselling book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. Understand the key ideas behind How Children Succeed in a fraction of the time: • 18 essential insights and takeaways‬ • 8 illustrative case studies • 5 chapter-by-chapter synopses In How Children Succeed, bestselling author Paul Tough examines the research of neuroscientists, medical doctors, psychologists, educators, and economists to discover the qualities that lead to successful children and, ultimately, successful adults. An essential read for parents, social workers, educators, and politicians, How Children Succeed stresses the importance of noncognitive skills and concludes that developing a child's character strengths—grit, self-control, zest, social intelligence, gratitude, optimism, and curiosity—is the most powerful tool in helping children reach for success. A 30 Minute Expert Summary of How Children Succeed Designed for those whose desire to learn exceeds the time they have available, the How Children Succeed summary helps readers quickly and easily become experts ...in 30 minutes.

Math Coach

Math Coach
Author: Wayne A. Wickelgren,Ingrid Wickelgren
Publsiher: Berkley Publishing Group
Total Pages: 283
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9780425179833
ISBN 13: 0425179834
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Math Coach Book Review:

From counting to algebra, it all adds up when parents use this easy math guide to help their kids make the grade.

Every Child Can Succeed

Every Child Can Succeed
Author: Cynthia Ulrich Tobias
Publsiher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2012-04-09
ISBN 10: 9781604828870
ISBN 13: 1604828870
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Every Child Can Succeed Book Review:

This enlightening source shows parents how to utilize a “learning styles” approach to help their kids live up to their potential and find success in life.

MegaSkills

MegaSkills
Author: Dorothy Rich
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 351
Release: 1988
ISBN 10: 9780395493786
ISBN 13: 0395493781
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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