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What Every Parent Should Know about School

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ISBN-10: 1459719042

ISBN-13: 9781459719040

Edition: 2013

Authors: Michael Reist

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School is our children's second home. They will spend more time there than anywhere else in their formative years. We all need to talk honestly about the nature of this environment, how it works, and how it doesn't work. Our kids are depending on us to create a school system where they can learn as well as feel happy! Here is a practical guide for parents with kids in school. The more we know about how school works, the better we will be able to navigate our way through "the system" and help our children do the same. What Every Parent Should Know About School is an honest, positive, thought-provoking look at what schools are today and what they could be in the future.Michael Reist is in a…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 8/17/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Michael Reist is an educator with over 30 years of experience in the classroom. His best-selling book, <i Raising Boys in a New Kind of World</i , has helped countless parents understand their sons better. A nationally acclaimed speaker, he is passionate about the needs of children and parents. He lives in Caledon East, Ontario.

Acknowledgements
Who Should Read This Book?
How to Read this Book
The Lesson Plan
Let's Open Up School and Look Inside! The Physical Environment of School
How Does It Feel to Be at School?: The Emotional Environment of School
What Are the Other People at School Like? The Social Environment of School
A Closer Look at the Child in School
A Closer Look at the Adults in School
Am I Crazy or Is the Situation Crazy? Mental Health in Our Schools
Discipline Keeping the Lid On
Marks: The Money of School
What Has Changed Since You Went to School?
The Emotional Lives of Teenagers
The Truth About Bullying
The Curriculum Debate: What Do Kids Need to Learn?
What We Could Learn From Alternative Models
Brave New World Visions of the Future
The Test at the End
Index