Archive for the ‘Book Aside’ Category

Understanding Independent School Parents: Aside

This practical guide for teachers provides advice for forging successful relationships with independent school parents. The book, written by a seasoned school psychologist and an experienced classroom teacher, aims to help teachers and administrators understand today’s families and maintain healthy relationships with them.

Raising Cain: Aside

A genuine enthusiasm for their subject shines through the pages of this enormously compelling book, as the authors share insights on boys’ emotional development from birth through the college yearsAan increasingly high-profile topic in the wake of disheartening statistics about adolescent suicide and violence.

Aside: Homesick and Happy

An insightful and powerful look at the magic of summer camp – and why it is so important for children to be away from home…if only for a little while. In an entertaining, engaging narrative from the hidden world of sleep-away camp that parents rarely see, readers discover the "eight things parents cannot do for their children (but wish they could)" and the ten elements of "the magic of camp" which often propels children to return home more mature, more responsible and, well, nicer to their parents than they were before they headed off to camp.