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|Author||: Penny Palmano|
|Editor||: HarperCollins UK|
The essential guide to teaching children of all ages manners, respect and the social skills to get ahead in life.
|Author||: Penny Palmano|
|Editor||: Virago Press|
This straight-talking book explains how to teach your children manners and respect, so they will achieve better at school, with their friends, with adults and in their future working and social life. Teach them the social skills they will need to equip them for life's challenges. It covers all aspects on how to behave in all situations, including how to behave: at home; in public places; on public transport; in restaurants; with their friends; with your friends; the social skills necessary to get on at school; the importance of the family meal; encouraging speech at the table; table manners; how food affects their behaviour and what to do about it; teaching Right and Wrong; how to respect people and property; simple (but extremely important) courtesies...plus much more.
|Author||: Penny Palmano|
|Editor||: HarperCollins UK|
The essential guide to teaching children of all ages manners, respect and the social skills to get ahead in life. teach your children to behave at home, in restaurants, airports, trains and public places. psycological help, this book explains how to turn bad behaviour into good in a matter of weeks. Imagine actually receiving compliments on your children's behaviour and manners. Yes, it is possible and no, it's not difficult. You will be happier and less stressed and your children will be happier, more respectful, more popular with their friends and teachers (oh yes that helps) and dare I say, exactly what you thought having a family should be like.
|Author||: Penny Palmano|
|Editor||: HarperCollins UK|
Following the success of her first book, Yes, Please. Thanks! mum and author Penny Palmano, This Morning's Mrs. Manners, is back with this comprehensive guide to raising teenagers.
|Author||: Robert W. Cole W. Cole|
Designed to promote reflection, discussion, and action among the entire learning community, Educating Everybody's Children encapsulates what research has revealed about successfully addressing the needs of students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups and identifies a wide range of effective principles and instructional strategies. Although good teaching works well with all students, educators must develop an extensive repertoire of instructional tools to meet the varying needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Those tools and the knowledge base behind them are the foundation of this expanded and revised second edition of Educating Everybody's Children. Each strategy discussed in the book includes classroom examples and a list of the research studies that support it. The most important thing we have learned as a result of the education reform movement is that student achievement stands or falls on the motivation and skills of teachers. We must ensure that all teachers are capable of delivering a standards‐based curriculum that describes what students should know and be able to do, and that these standards are delivered by means of a rich and engaging "pedagogy of plenty." By these two acts we can ensure that all schools will be ready and able to educate everybody's children.
|Author||: Thomas P. Gullotta,Martin Bloom,Christianne F. Gullotta,Jennifer C. Messina|
|Editor||: Springer Science & Business Media|
School activities alone are not always sufficient to ensure children’s academic progress or socio-emotional development and well-being. And the time when many children typically have the least adult supervision – immediately after school – is also the time that they are at the highest risk to act as perpetrators or become victims of antisocial behavior. Throughout A Blueprint for Promoting Academic and Social Competence in After-School Programs, which focuses on children in grades 1 through 6, noted experts identify the best practices of effective programs and pinpoint methods for enhancing school-based skills and making them portable to home and neighborhood settings. This volume: (1) Analyzes the concepts central to effective after-school programs. (2) Offers developmental, cognitive, and social ecology perspectives on how children learn. (3) Features more than 100 exercises that develop young people’s capabilities for academic, social, moral, and emotional learning – These exercises are ready to use or can be adapted to students’ unique needs. (4) Emphasizes young people’s development as students and as productive members of society during middle to late childhood and early adolescence. (5) Presents explicit theory and evidence that can be used to explain the value of after-school programs for budget proposals. This important book will find an appreciative, ready audience among the program directors who design after-school curricula, the educators who implement them, the mental health and social work professionals who help staff them, and the current crop of graduate students who will create the next generation of programs.
|Author||: Patrick Baldwin|
|Editor||: American Christian Defense Alliance, Inc.|
Are You a Christian Dad looking for Insight on How to Raise Your Daughter? Are the Challenges of Parenting Becoming Overwhelming? Do You Want to Teach Your Daughter to Walk in Victory Throughout Her Life? What if You had the Information You Needed to Reduce Your Stress and be a Great Dad at Your Fingertips? Being a Dad is Never an Easy Job, However, with this Book You'll Learn to Protect, Provide, and Encourage Your Daughter to Walk in Victory throughout Her Life. Get the information You need Today to Be the Dad You always Wanted to Be. A Dad's Guide to Raising a Daughter: Learn to Protect, Provide, and Encourage Your Daughter to Walk in Victory throughout Her Life is a bundle of 2 of our Best Books in 1. This Bundle Set Includes the Following Books: Parenting: How to be a Great Parent and Raise Awesome Kids The Perfection of Purity: A Message to My Daughter Get the information You need Now . . . Find Out More Inside, Scroll Up to the Top of the Page and Click the Buy Now Button and Begin Your Journey.
|Author||: Janet Lansbury|
|Editor||: JLML Press|
Janet Lansbury’s advice on respectful parenting is quoted and shared by millions of readers worldwide. Inspired by the pioneering parenting philosophy of her friend and mentor, Magda Gerber, Janet’s influential voice encourages parents and child care professionals to perceive babies as unique, capable human beings with natural abilities to learn without being taught; to develop motor and cognitive skills; communicate; face age appropriate struggles; initiate and direct independent play for extended periods; and much more. Once we are able to view our children in this light, even the most common daily parenting experiences become stimulating opportunities to learn, discover, and to connect with our child. “Elevating Child Care” is a collection of 30 popular and widely read articles from Janet’s website that focus on some of the most common infant/toddler issues: eating, sleeping, diaper changes, communication, separation, focus and attention span, creativity, boundaries, and more. Eschewing the quick-fix ‘tips and tricks’ of popular parenting culture, Janet’s insightful philosophy lays the foundation for a closer, more fulfilling parent/child relationship, and children who grow up to be authentic, confident, successful adults.
|Author||: Judy Willis|
Many teachers in regular classrooms feel unprepared to teach students with learning disabilities. Fortunately, brain research has confirmed that strategies benefiting learners with special challenges are suited for engaging and stimulating all learners. In this book, neurologist and classroom teacher Judy Willis explains that we can best help students by putting in place strategies, accommodations, and interventions that provide developmentally and academically appropriate challenges to suit the needs, gifts, and goals of each student. Brain-Friendly Strategies for the Inclusion Classroom will help teachers * Understand how the brain learns and the technologies that reveal this process. * Implement strategies that are compatible with students' individual learning styles and honor their multiple intelligences. * Improve the focus of students with attention disorders and help them gain the confidence and skills they need to develop goal-oriented behaviors. * Create an enriching learning environment by incorporating student-centered activities, discovery and hands-on learning experiences, cross-curricular learning, and multisensory lessons. * Implement strategic review, study, and test preparation strategies that will allow students to retain information and connect it with future learning. * Build safe, supportive classroom communities and raise class awareness and empathy for students with learning disabilities. It's time for teachers to lower the barriers, not the bar. Using strategies that align with research on how people's brains function, teachers can engage all students as individuals and help them reach their maximum potential with joy and confidence.
|Author||: Joan M. Harwell|
Volume I in the series is a complete reference guide to diagnosing specific learning problems, including a list of behaviors that signal possible learning disabilities. Volume II, Ready to Use Tools & Materials for Remediating Specific Learning Disabilities (0-87628-280-X), provides 230 reproducible activities to remediate problems in reading, language arts, and math in grades K-12.
|Author||: Eric Jensen|
In Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids' Brains and What Schools Can Do About It, veteran educator and brain expert Eric Jensen takes an unflinching look at how poverty hurts children, families, and communities across the United States and demonstrates how schools can improve the academic achievement and life readiness of economically disadvantaged students. Jensen argues that although chronic exposure to poverty can result in detrimental changes to the brain, the brain's very ability to adapt from experience means that poor children can also experience emotional, social, and academic success. A brain that is susceptible to adverse environmental effects is equally susceptible to the positive effects of rich, balanced learning environments and caring relationships that build students' resilience, self-esteem, and character. Drawing from research, experience, and real school success stories, Teaching with Poverty in Mind reveals * What poverty is and how it affects students in school; * What drives change both at the macro level (within schools and districts) and at the micro level (inside a student's brain); * Effective strategies from those who have succeeded and ways to replicate those best practices at your own school; and * How to engage the resources necessary to make change happen. Too often, we talk about change while maintaining a culture of excuses. We can do better. Although no magic bullet can offset the grave challenges faced daily by disadvantaged children, this timely resource shines a spotlight on what matters most, providing an inspiring and practical guide for enriching the minds and lives of all your students.
|Author||: Sheryl Eberly|
A revised edition of the best-selling kids' guide to etiquette features advice updated for the 21st century and includes coverage of topics ranging from polite cell phone usage and developing a positive online presence to table manners and managing a respectful dating relationship. Original.
|Author||: Jancee Dunn|
|Editor||: Little, Brown|
A hilariously candid account of one woman's quest to bring her post-baby marriage back from the brink, with life-changing, real-world advice. "Get this for your pregnant friends, or yourself." --People Recommended by Nicole Cliffe in Slate Featured in People Picks A Red Tricycle Best Baby and Toddler Parenting Book of the year One of Mother magazine's favorite parenting books of the year How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids tackles the last taboo subject of parenthood: the startling, white-hot fury that new (and not-so-new) mothers often have for their mates. After Jancee Dunn had her baby, she found that she was doing virtually all the household chores, even though she and her husband worked equal hours. She asked herself: How did I become the 'expert' at changing a diaper? Many expectant parents spend weeks researching the best crib or safest car seat, but spend little if any time thinking about the titanic impact the baby will have on their marriage - and the way their marriage will affect their child. Enter Dunn, her well-meaning but blithely unhelpful husband, their daughter, and her boisterous extended family, who show us the ways in which outmoded family patterns and traditions thwart the overworked, overloaded parents of today. On the brink of marital Armageddon, Dunn plunges into the latest relationship research, solicits the counsel of the country's most renowned couples' and sex therapists, canvasses fellow parents, and even consults an FBI hostage negotiator on how to effectively contain an "explosive situation." Instead of having the same fights over and over, Dunn and her husband must figure out a way to resolve their larger issues and fix their family while there is still time. As they discover, adding a demanding new person to your relationship means you have to reevaluate--and rebuild--your marriage. In an exhilarating twist, they work together to save the day, happily returning to the kind of peaceful life they previously thought was the sole province of couples without children. Part memoir, part self-help book with actionable and achievable advice, How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids is an eye-opening look at how the man who got you into this position in this first place is the ally you didn't know you had.
|Author||: Lucian T. Durso|
|Editor||: Tate Publishing|
Can we improve our educational system for the future? Has school become too much of a social institution? Open the Book draws a powerful conclusion regarding topics of interest and concern to parents, educators, and the general tax-paying public. With more than thirty years' teaching experience, author Lucian Durso reveals his most eccentric, efficient, and unconventional solutions to teachers, school personnel, and aspiring educators who are struggling to influence youth. Should we have special schools that emphasize more physical abilities then academics? Do we need a program for those students who are not successfully functioning in a regular public school setting? Open the Book and find out!
|Author||: Committee on Physical Activity and Physical Education in the School Environment,Food and Nutrition Board,Institute of Medicine|
|Editor||: National Academies Press|
Physical inactivity is a key determinant of health across the lifespan. A lack of activity increases the risk of heart disease, colon and breast cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, osteoporosis, anxiety and depression and others diseases. Emerging literature has suggested that in terms of mortality, the global population health burden of physical inactivity approaches that of cigarette smoking. The prevalence and substantial disease risk associated with physical inactivity has been described as a pandemic. The prevalence, health impact, and evidence of changeability all have resulted in calls for action to increase physical activity across the lifespan. In response to the need to find ways to make physical activity a health priority for youth, the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Physical Activity and Physical Education in the School Environment was formed. Its purpose was to review the current status of physical activity and physical education in the school environment, including before, during, and after school, and examine the influences of physical activity and physical education on the short and long term physical, cognitive and brain, and psychosocial health and development of children and adolescents. Educating the Student Body makes recommendations about approaches for strengthening and improving programs and policies for physical activity and physical education in the school environment. This report lays out a set of guiding principles to guide its work on these tasks. These included: recognizing the benefits of instilling life-long physical activity habits in children; the value of using systems thinking in improving physical activity and physical education in the school environment; the recognition of current disparities in opportunities and the need to achieve equity in physical activity and physical education; the importance of considering all types of school environments; the need to take into consideration the diversity of students as recommendations are developed. This report will be of interest to local and national policymakers, school officials, teachers, and the education community, researchers, professional organizations, and parents interested in physical activity, physical education, and health for school-aged children and adolescents.
|Author||: E. M. Standing|
|Editor||: Plume Books|
This updated classic by Maria Montessori's closest collaborator reveals the inspirations behind the greatest educational innovator of all time Maria Montessori is important background reading for parents considering Montessori education for their children, as well as for those training to become Montessori teachers. The first woman to win a degree as a Doctor of Medicine in Italy in 1896, Maria Montessori's mission to improve children's education began in the slums of Rome in 1907, and continued throughout her lifetime. Her insights into the minds of children led her to develop prepared environments and other tools and devices that have come to characterize Montessori education today. Her influence in other countries has been profound and many of her teaching methods have been adopted by educators generally. Part biography and part exposition of her ideas, this engaging book reveals through her letters and personal diaries Maria Montessori's humility and delight in the success of her educational experiments and is an ideal introduction to the principals and practices of the greatest educational pioneer of the 20th century. -- The new introduction to "Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work" by Lee Havis, executive director of the International Montessori Society, discusses the changes that have taken place in Montessori education within recent years. -- An updated appendix of Montessori periodicals, courses, societies, films, and teaching materials. -- A revised bibliography of books by and about Maria Montessori.
|Author||: Addie Ruth Bryant|
“Through her personal leadership journey, Addie Bryant has written, with sweet passion, the single most important book on social skills and confidence building for our old and new generation of the American culture. This book is not just recommended reading, it’s essential. Great job!” - Sue Fox, Business owner of Etiquette Survival Inc, and author of Etiquette For Dummies, Business Etiquette For Dummies, and Wedding Etiquette For Dummies:
|Author||: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Committee on Supporting the Parents of Young Children|
|Editor||: National Academies Press|
Decades of research have demonstrated that the parent-child dyad and the environment of the familyâ€"which includes all primary caregiversâ€"are at the foundation of children's well- being and healthy development. From birth, children are learning and rely on parents and the other caregivers in their lives to protect and care for them. The impact of parents may never be greater than during the earliest years of life, when a child's brain is rapidly developing and when nearly all of her or his experiences are created and shaped by parents and the family environment. Parents help children build and refine their knowledge and skills, charting a trajectory for their health and well-being during childhood and beyond. The experience of parenting also impacts parents themselves. For instance, parenting can enrich and give focus to parents' lives; generate stress or calm; and create any number of emotions, including feelings of happiness, sadness, fulfillment, and anger. Parenting of young children today takes place in the context of significant ongoing developments. These include: a rapidly growing body of science on early childhood, increases in funding for programs and services for families, changing demographics of the U.S. population, and greater diversity of family structure. Additionally, parenting is increasingly being shaped by technology and increased access to information about parenting. Parenting Matters identifies parenting knowledge, attitudes, and practices associated with positive developmental outcomes in children ages 0-8; universal/preventive and targeted strategies used in a variety of settings that have been effective with parents of young children and that support the identified knowledge, attitudes, and practices; and barriers to and facilitators for parents' use of practices that lead to healthy child outcomes as well as their participation in effective programs and services. This report makes recommendations directed at an array of stakeholders, for promoting the wide-scale adoption of effective programs and services for parents and on areas that warrant further research to inform policy and practice. It is meant to serve as a roadmap for the future of parenting policy, research, and practice in the United States.