Adolescent Development

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Cracking the Boy Code

How to Understand and Talk with Boys

All too quickly, talkative, affectionate young boys seem to slip away. Adolescents may be transformed overnight into reclusive, seemingly impenetrable young people who open up only to their … 163 View

Freedom To Learn

Creating a Classroom Where Every Child Thrives

Disinterested students and behavioral problems are all too common in schools. Yet results show that behavior charts and other reward-and-punishment systems simply don’t work. Teachers are … ; 220 View

i-Minds, 2nd edition

How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also … 528 View
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Foreward, Prefaces and Introduction

From: Freedom To Learn

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Not many teachers come to us with a well-formed idea of how students should respond to being in school. The ultimate goal of education is not only developmental and academic accomplishments, but … ; 3 $0.30 Add
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Introduction

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

My objective? To have us all pondering and examining. To “rise in arms” not against the i-tech industry but to our own blind acceptance or complacency, to our apparent apathy, and the … 1 $0.10 Add
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Prologue

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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This is a book about relating to and talking with boys. I’ve written this book for you. For most of my 20 years as a psychologist, the social and emotional development of boys — how … 6 $0.60 Add
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Students Reaching Their Potential

From: Freedom To Learn

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I want my students to take as much responsibility for their own learning as I take for teaching. From the first day, I am developing all students as effective learners. No benefit can come from … ; 13 $1.30 Add
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The Shift

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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Every era has an innovation that changes the face of society: the way we think, the way we act and interact as individuals, as a community, and as a culture. As the innovation is introduced, it … 11 $1.10 Add
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What is Good Communication

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Social communication is the greatest communication challenge for boys • Vocabulary, phrasing, and tone set the stage for great conversations. • Get inside a boy’s mental … 14 $1.40 Add
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Is He Hearing You?

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Boys’ hearing is less effective than girls. • Boys’ self-absorption undermines their working memory, and can be mistaken for rudeness or poor effort. • The most … 17 $1.70 Add
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Technological Integration Versus Technological Interference

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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At the onset of the i-tech phenomenon, most of us first noted surface changes. For example, what we perceived as an emergent shallowness of information, a subtle lack of depth and length of … 12 $1.20 Add
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Understanding Human Behavior

From: Freedom To Learn

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Human behavior is driven by two types of needs: survival and psychological. First we will describe survival needs and the importance, for teachers, of one in particular. These include food, … ; 18 $1.80 Add
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Teaching Is A Group Activitiy

From: Freedom To Learn

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Teaching is inherently a group activity and that makes all the difference. Humans (students in this case) respond differently in groups than in individual situations. Some important variables of … ; 21 $2.10 Add
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The Pull

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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The process of the medium, of i-tech itself, is what is attractive; it draws us in. And this draw, or pull effect, is what has the potential to alter behavior. For example, the central concept in … 9 $0.90 Add
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What’s He Thinking?

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Before asking a question, think about how you would feel if your son posed the same question, in the same tone. • Boredom is the enemy of a positive connection. Be honest and … 13 $1.30 Add
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Great Beginnings

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Getting off to a good start “sets the table” for a constructive conversation. The approach you use should be guided by the situation at hand. • Respect always promotes … 10 $1.00 Add