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Paddy's Lament, Ireland 1846-1847: Prelude to Hatred
Thomas Gallagher
Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
Jenny K. Blake
When in French: Love in a Second Language
Lauren Collins
Beyond the Job Description: How Managers and Employees Can Navigate the True Demands of the Job
Jesse Sostrin
Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing
David Hubel, Margaret S. Livingstone
Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer: A Creative Companion and Workbook
Harold Davis
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Sherry Turkle
Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter)
Roberto Valenzuela
Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner
Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection
Jacob Silverman

NurtureShock: New Thinking about Children

NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children - Po Bronson, Ashley Merryman The inverse power of praiseThe cost of children getting less sleepTalking about race with kidsWhy kids lieMeasuring intelligence too early -- kids are very variable in results up until 3rd grade or so.Siblings fight over resources and because they don't know how to play well together, not for their parents' attentionTeaching children self-control.Tools of the mind strategies. Write down a plan for an activity, think proactively. When they get distracted, refer them back to the plan. Engage the child in thinking critically. Don't just point to a mistake, ask them to spot it. Show them how to pick the best example in a batch.Myths in jump-starting infant's language skills. Why the videos don't work. It's about responding and interacting, not just exposing the kids to language.