The self-driven child : the science and sense of giving your kids more control over their lives / William Stixrud, PhD, and Ned Johnson.
Contributor(s): Johnson, Ned [author.].Material type: BookCopyright date: �2018Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, Description: viii, 367 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780735222519; 0735222517.Subject(s): Achievement motivation in children | Stress management for children | Self-reliance in children | Parenting | Child rearing | EDUCATION -- Educational Psychology | EDUCATION -- Parent Participation | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Parenting -- General | Achievement motivation in children | Child rearing | Parenting | Self-reliance in children | Stress management for children | EDUCATION -- Educational Psychology | EDUCATION -- Parent Participation | Achievement motivation in children | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Parenting -- General | Child rearing | Stress management for children | Parenting | Self-reliance in childrenDDC classification: 155.4/138
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-351) and index.
A clinical psychologist and a test-prep expert combine cutting-edge brain science with insights from their work with families to outline a case for giving children more freedom to unleash their full potential.
Why a sense of control is such a big deal -- The most stressful thing in the universe -- "I love you too much to fight with you about your homework": the parent as consultant -- "It's your call": kids as decision makers -- The nonanxious presence: how to help your kids find a sense of control by finding your own -- Inner drive: how to help[your kids develop motivation -- Radical downtime -- Sleep: the most radical downtime -- Taking a sense of control to school -- Wired 24/7: taming the beast of technology -- Exercising the brain and body -- Navigating learning disabilities, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders -- The SAT, ACT, and other four-letter words -- Who's ready for college? -- Alternate routes -- Onward.