Posted on General February 26, 2018 by Mary George
What to catch up on…
|On these cold days of winter when we are cooped up inside and dreaming of spring, take some time to catch up on a few articles and podcasts that we have found relevant and helpful. We have also included book recommendations as you are deciding what to read on your (and your kids’) break!
The Kids Are Not Alright, In a complicated world, an outside-the-blackboard movement to hone students’ social and emotional skills is gaining steam. USNews & World Report
The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives, by William Stixrud PhD and Ned Johnson
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, by Susan Cain
iRules: What Every Tech-Healthy Family Needs to Know about Selfies, Sexting, Gaming, and Growing up, by Janell Burley Hofmann
Ted Talk – GRIT: The power of passion and perseverance, Angela Duckworth
*Contains graphic content–What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn, NY Times Magazine
Ex Google and Facebook Employees Are Banding Together to Protect Kids From Social Media Addiction, Time Magazine
— Mary & Claire
**My Remarkable Self® is available to facilitate private workshops for parents and / or students on a a variety of topics in your school, work place or home.