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~ Edwin H Friedman ~

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They may be students but they're still children.
Kids need recognition as people with needs.

What Kids Need

February 19th, 2014 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 9 secs

They may be students but they're still children.

They may be students but they’re still children.

School is a tricky thing. On the surface, it’s a case of teaching children the 3 R’s of “readin’, writin’ and rifmatic”. But inevitably, there’s whole lot more to education that that. Read the rest of this entry »

Children need respect too.
What happens when children get understanding?

Considering Children

May 6th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 26 secs

Children need respect too.

A friend in Melbourne got me thinking about a funny anomaly. How come we judge children so much? For various reasons, children’s behavior gets  scrutinized, analyzed, and criticized on a regular basis by adults as well as other kids. Read the rest of this entry »

Why are children so good at sussing us out?
How come children know more than we think?

Children Know it’s Not Wahma, it’s “Wahma”!

January 10th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 2 secs

Why are children so good at sussing us out?

You can’t fool children. Not really. Read the rest of this entry »

How come some children love reading and others don't?
How much influence do you really have on your children's reading ability?

How Can Your Children Succeed at Reading?

November 24th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 3 mins, 18 secs

How come some children love reading and others don't?

We fret a lot about children reading.

As a teacher, parents frequently asked, “How can I get my child to read?

It’s a straightforward question that’s both simple and complex. Read the rest of this entry »

Now children, what do you want?
As children we need lots of stuff. But can you guess what we really, really want?

What Children Really Want

November 12th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 49 secs

Now children, what do you want?

Lets not beat around the bush. Kids want stuff, don’t they? Read the rest of this entry »

Children deserves good books. But how should you help them choose?
How good are children's books?

Children’s Books: How Should You Choose?

October 15th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 3 mins, 28 secs

Children deserves good books. But how should you help them choose?

“What books should my children read?”

Many mothers ask that question. Read the rest of this entry »