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Artificial Maturity Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults

ISBN-10: 1118258061
ISBN-13: 9781118258064
Edition: 71st 2012
Authors: Tim Elmore
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Description: How to raise kids who can handle the real worldToday′s Generation iY (teens brought up with the Internet) and Homelanders (children born after 9/11) are overexposed to information at an earlier age than ever and paradoxically are underexposed to  More...

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Book details

List price: $19.99
Edition: 71st
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 6/29/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

How to raise kids who can handle the real worldToday′s Generation iY (teens brought up with the Internet) and Homelanders (children born after 9/11) are overexposed to information at an earlier age than ever and paradoxically are underexposed to meaningful relationships and real–life experiences. Artificial Maturity addresses the problem of what to do when parents and teachers mistake children′s superficial knowledge for real maturity. The book is filled with practical steps that adults can take to furnish the experiences kids need to balance their abilities with authentic maturity.Shows how to identify the problem of artificial maturity in Generation iY and HomelandersReveals what to do to help children balance autonomy, responsibility, and informationIncludes a down–to–earth model for coaching and guiding youth to true maturityArtificial Maturity gives parents, teachers, and others who work with youth a manual for understanding and practicing the leadership kids so desperately need to mature in a healthy fashion.

Before You Read Anything Else …
What Is Artificial Maturity?
We Didn't See It Coming
Who Is Generation iY?
A Balancing Act
The Problem of Atrophy
The Problem with Talent
The Pull to Be a Karaoke Parent or Teacher
Turning Artificial Maturity into Authentic Maturity
The Future of Parenting and Education
What Will Kids Look Like in the Future?
Correcting and Connecting
Becoming a Soul Provider
The Big Picture
Passing the Baton
Notes
Acknowledgments
About the Author
About Growing Leaders
Index

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