January 13, 2016
By James Gast
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Links and articles of interest from The Willow School.
Importance of Being Little by Erika Christakis
The Power of Questioning: Opening Up The World Of Student Inquiry by Starr Sackstein
The World Beyond Your Head by Matthew B Crawford
Shop Class As Soulcraft by Matthew B. Crawford
Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind by Scott Barry Kaufman & Carolyn Gregoire
The Power of Talk in a Digital Age by Sherry Turkle
What Kind of Citizen? Educating Our Children for the Common Good by Joel Westheimer
The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving by Lisa J Miller
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pederson and the Churchill Club by Phillip Hoose
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Making Thinking Visible by Ron Ritchhart
The Road to Character by David Brooks
The Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv
Jamie Cloud blog “How does your Garden Grow?” A Systems Approach
NYT article: Raising Successful Children
National Wildlife Federation Be Out There
Times Magazine “Praise the Ordinary Child”
Imagination Institute – Science of Imagination
Washington Post – More evidence that the key to allergy-free kids is giving them plenty of dirt — and cows
NYT blog -Square Root of Kids’ Math Anxiety: Their Parents’ Help
NYT article on Gratitude
NYT article – Is the Drive for Success Making Our Children Sick?
Texas Christian University – Improving Education Through the Power of Playtime
KQED Education – How do you Teach Thinking?
NYT David Brooks Article
The Atlantic – STEM Needs a New Letter
The Atlantic – The Most Important Book Ever Published on School Bullying
Psychology Today – No More “Nature-Deficit Disorder”
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