Reference Materials – Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why - Oct 19

Click here for 4 book reviews of Helping Children Succeed.

Particularly recommended are –-

(1) Prof. Diane Ravitch’s Blog --

We studied Prof. Ravitch’s “Reign of Error: The Hoax of the School Privatization Movement” for our 6/17/2015 meeting, and Prof. Ravitch’s “The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education” for our 9/12/2012 meeting.

Diane Ravitch is N.Y.U.’s Research Professor of Education and a historian of education. In addition, she is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education.

(2) The Psychology Today Magazine Review --

The author of the article is Claudia M. Gold, MD --

Harvard Medical School Professor associated with The Brazelton Institute of Boston’s Children’s Hospital.

Director of Early Childhood Social-Emotional Health Program at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.

An advanced scholar with the Berkshire Psychoanalytic Institute.

The author of, inter alia, Keeping Your Child in Mind: Overcoming Defiance, Tantrums and Other Everyday Behavior Problems by Seeing the World Through Your Child's Eyes (2011), The Silenced Child: From Labels, Medications, and Quick-Fix Solutions to Listening, Growth, and Lifelong Resilience (2016), and The Development Science of Early Childhood: Clinical Applications of Infant Mental Health Concepts from Infancy Through Adolescence (scheduled for release in time for Valentine’s Day 2/14/2017), she writes regularly for her blog, Child in Mind, on the website.
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