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From the New York Times best-selling author of How Children Succeed, an essential handbook of “informative and effective methods to help children overcome issues and thrive at home and in school”*—now including sixteen new infographics! 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 in poverty 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. * (Kirkus Reviews)

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Genre: Education
Author: Paul Tough
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release: 2016-05-24
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780544935310

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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.

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Genre: Education
Author: Paul Tough
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release: 2012
File: 231 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780547564654

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“Indelible and extraordinary.”—Tara Westover, author of Educated: A Memoir, New York Times Book Review The best-selling author of How Children Succeed returns with a powerful, mind-changing inquiry into higher education in the United States Does college still work? Is the system designed just to protect the privileged and leave everyone else behind? Or can a college education today provide real opportunity to young Americans seeking to improve their station in life? The Years That Matter Most tells the stories of students trying to find their way, with hope, joy, and frustration, through the application process and into college. Drawing on new research, the book reveals how the landscape of higher education has shifted in recent decades and exposes the hidden truths of how the system works and whom it works for. And it introduces us to the people who really make higher education go: admissions directors trying to balance the class and balance the budget, College Board officials scrambling to defend the SAT in the face of mounting evidence that it favors the wealthy, researchers working to unlock the mysteries of the college-student brain, and educators trying to transform potential dropouts into successful graduates. With insight, humor, and passion, Paul Tough takes readers on a journey from Ivy League seminar rooms to community college welding shops, from giant public flagship universities to tiny experimental storefront colleges. Whether you are facing your own decision about college or simply care about the American promise of social mobility, The Years That Matter Most will change the way you think—not just about higher education, but about the nation itself.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Paul Tough
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release: 2019-09-10
File: 384 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780544944367

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A portrait of African-American activist Geoffrey Canada describes his radical 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.

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Genre: Education
Author: Paul Tough
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release: 2009
File: 310 Pages
ISBN-13: 0547247966

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Genre: Child development
Author: Julie Cohen
Publisher:
Release: 2005
File: 19 Pages
ISBN-13: 1580244270

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Being an introverted child is difficult, especially in an ever-increasingly noisy world. Often viewed as aloof, unmotivated or conceited, introverted children are deeply misunderstood by parents, educators and even their peers. That's where Quiet Kids: Help Your Introverted Child Succeed in an Extroverted World comes in. Designed to provide parents with a blueprint for not only understanding the nature of introversion, Quiet Kids provides specific strategies to teach their children how to thrive in a world that may not understand them. Presented in an easy-to-read, conversational style, the book uses real-world examples and stories from introverts and parents to show parents and educators how to help children develop resiliency and enhance the positive qualities of being an introvert. With specific strategies to address academic performance, bullying, and resiliency, Quiet Kids is a must read for anyone wishing to enhance the lives of introverted children.

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Genre: Family & Relationships
Author: Christine Fonseca
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release: 2013-10-01
File: 225 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781618211552

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As codirector of the Albany Free School in Albany, New York, Mercogliano and his faculty have developed numerous ways to help hyperactive children relax, focus, and learn without assigning pathological labels to the children or resorting to the use of biopsychiatric drugs. Here, he speaks to both parents who worry that their kids cannot attend classes without drugs and to educators who wonder how to best teach these hyperactive kids.

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Genre: Education
Author: Chris Mercogliano
Publisher: Beacon Press
Release: 2003
File: 252 Pages
ISBN-13: 0807032468

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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.

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Genre: Education
Author: Craig Pohlman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2009-09-28
File: 264 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780470383766

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Practical ADHD management techniques for parents and teachers The ADHD Book of Lists is a comprehensive guide to ADHD/ADD, providing the answers parents, teachers, and other caregivers seek in a convenient list format. This new second edition has been updated with the latest research findings and resources, including the most up to date tools and strategies for helping these children succeed. Each aspect of ADHD/ADD is fully explained, from diagnosis to intervention, providing readers with the insight they need to make the best choices for the affected child. Coverage includes the latest medications and behavioral management techniques that work inside and outside the classroom, plus guidance toward alleviating individual struggles including inattention, impulsivity, executive function and subject-specific academic issues. Readers learn how to create a collaborative care team by bringing parents, teachers, doctors, therapists, and counselors on board to build a comprehensive management plan, as well as the practical techniques they can use every day to provide these children the support they need to be their very best. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder cannot be cured, but it can be managed successfully. This book is an insightful guide to supporting children and teens with ADHD, and giving them the mental, emotional, and practical tools that boost their confidence and abilities and enable them to thrive. Investigate comprehensive treatments, including ADHD coaching Learn strategies for strengthening organization, working memory and other executive functions. Understand effective classroom management of students with ADHD Discover ways to help struggling children succeed despite the challenges The ADHD Book of Lists is the complete easy-to-reference guide to practical ADHD management and will be a go-to resource for parents, teachers, clinicians, and others involved in the care and education of students with ADHD.

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Genre: Education
Author: Sandra F. Rief
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2015-05-22
File: 528 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118937761

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Genre: Education
Author: David C. Berliner
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Release: 2014
File: 260 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780807755242

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