Their Name Is Today

Their Name Is Today

Reclaiming Childhood in A Hostile World

Book - 2014
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There's hope for childhood. Despite a perfect storm of hostile forces that are robbing children of a healthy childhood, courageous parents and teachers who know what's best for children are turning the tide.

Johann Christoph Arnold, whose books on education, parenting, and relationships have helped more than a million readers through life's challenges, draws on the stories and voices of parents and educators on the ground, and a wealth of personal experience. He surveys the drastic changes in the lives of children, but also the groundswell of grassroots advocacy and action that he believes will lead to the triumph of common sense and time-tested wisdom.

Arnold takes on technology, standardized testing, overstimulation, academic pressure, marketing to children, over-diagnosis and much more, calling on everyone who loves children to combat these threats to childhood and find creative ways to help children flourish. Every parent, teacher, and childcare provider has the power to make a difference, by giving children time to play, access to nature, and personal attention, and most of all, by defending their right to remain children.
Publisher: Walden, New York :, Plough Pub. House,, ©2014
ISBN: 9780874866308
Branch Call Number: 305. 23 ARN
Characteristics: xvi, 173 pages

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Jan 29, 2015

read page two that for the more part explains
the idea behind the book.

I think that is the way it should be!!

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