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Teaching Kids to Think

ISBN: 9781492602750

By: Darlene SweetlandRon Stolberg

Published: 03/03/2015

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Why Do Kids These Days Expect Everything to be Given to Them?

Today’s kids don’t know how to read a map. They can Google the answer to any question at lightning speed. If a teen forgets his homework, a quick call to mom or dad has it hand-delivered in minutes. Fueled by the rapid pace of technology, the Instant Gratification Generation not only expects immediate solutions to problems—they’re more dependent than ever on adults. Today’s kids are being denied opportunities to make mistakes, and more importantly, to learn from them. They are being taught not to think.

In Teaching Kids to Think, Dr. Darlene Sweetland and Dr. Ron Stolberg offer insight into the social, emotional, and neurological challenges unique to this generation. They identify the five parent traps that cause adults to unknowingly increase their children’s need for instant gratification, and offer practical tips and easy-to-implement solutions to address topics relevant to children of all ages.

A must-read for parents and educators, Teaching Kids to Think will help you understand where this sense of entitlement comes from—and how to turn it around in order to raise children who are confident, independent, and thoughtful.

About the Author

Ron Stolberg Ph.D

Clinical psychologists and international speakers, Darlene Sweetland and Ron Stolberg have decades of experience working with children and their families as well as consulting with teachers, counselors and administrators. Dr. Sweetland is the co-author of Intellectual Disability and Mental Health: A Training Manual in Dual Diagnosis. Dr. Stolberg has worked as a psychologist on reality TV shows, such as CBS Survivor, and with high profile professional athletes around issues of performance and substance abuse, speaking internationally about these topics. They are married and facing similar challenges of raising children and teens of this generation.

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Format: Paperback

Dimensions
Length: 8.25 in
Width: 5.5 in
Weight: 0.00 oz
Page Count: 304 pages

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