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How to Talk So Kids Can Learn-At Home and in School: What Every Parent and Teacher Needs to Knowby Adele Faber
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andlt;Bandgt;The leading experts on parent-child communication show parents and teachers how to motivate kids to learn and succeed in school.andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Using the unique communication strategies, down-to-earth dialogues, and delightful cartoons that are the hallmark of their multimillion-copy bestseller andlt;Iandgt;How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk,andlt;/Iandgt; Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish show parents and teachers how to help children handle the everyday problems that interfere with learning. andlt;BRandgt; This breakthrough book demonstrates how parents and teachers can join forces to inspire kids to be self-directed, self-disciplined, and responsive to the wonders of learning.
Through sample dialogues that clarify what to say and how to say it, the authors spell out proven ways to handle problems that interfere with learning in school and at home. Faber and company cover all the skills needed for effective learning--from encouraging children to cooperate to avoiding the pitfalls of punishment to offering praise and criticism that inspire a child to do his or her best. of cartoons.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -268) and index.
About the Author
Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish are internationally acclaimed, award-winning experts on parent-child communication. Their books, printed in sixteen languages, have sold more than three million copies and their group workshop programs are being used throughout the world.
Table of Contents
How This Book Came to Be
Who Is "I"?
1. How to Deal with Feelings That Interfere with Learning
2. Seven Skills That Invite Kids to Cooperate
3. The Pitfalls of Punishment: Alternatives That Lead to Self-Discipline
4. Solving Problems Together: Six Steps That Engage Children's Creativity and Commitment
5. Praise That Doesn't Demean, Criticism That Doesn't Wound
6. How to Free a Child Who Is Locked in a Role
7. The Parent-Teacher Partnership
8. The Dream Catcher
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