More than ever before boys need guidance, and this book will guide parents on all subjects, such as bullying, discipline, and homework. From video games to the Internet, technology and popular culture are having a profound effect on todayas boys. Boys need guidance more than ever. But how can we help them do better in school? How can we keep the lines of communication open? Raising Boys in a New Kind of World is a passionate call for greater empathy. The more we know about boys, the more realistic our expectations of them will be. We need to stop seeing normal boy behaviour as a problem and learn to understand a boyas need for movement, his unique learning styles, and his personal methods of communicating. Michael Reist writes from the front lines. As a classroom teacher for more than 30 years and the father of three boys, he has seen first-hand the effects that changes in modern culture are having on boys. Raising Boys in a New Kind of World is an inspiring and entertaining collection of positive, practical advice on many topics, including discipline, homework, video games, and bullying, and provides numerous tips on how to communicate with boys.Many parents have come to me for help when their last straw was the hole in the drywall or the door. We might be surprised at the number of people looking for small, patch-sized pieces of drywall at Home Depot. What Ryan needed was to beanbsp;...
|Title||:||Raising Boys in a New Kind of World|
|Publisher||:||Dundurn - 2011-12-24|