7 Strategies for Developing Capable* Students: *responsible, respectful, and resourceful

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The number one goal of every parent and educator is to help children become successful adults. To achieve this goal children must learn self-discipline, responsibility, and judgment—the very same principles that help them become good students. But how do we teach such essential concepts in today's complex and temptation-filled world?



Nationally acclaimed educators H. Stephen Glenn and Michael L. Brock are ...

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Overview

The number one goal of every parent and educator is to help children become successful adults. To achieve this goal children must learn self-discipline, responsibility, and judgment—the very same principles that help them become good students. But how do we teach such essential concepts in today's complex and temptation-filled world?



Nationally acclaimed educators H. Stephen Glenn and Michael L. Brock are renowned for their Developing Capable People workshops. Here they show you how to help children become more confident, motivated, respectful, and emotionally stable.



7 Strategies for Developing Capable Students can help you develop the skills necessary for your child to become a capable adult. No parent or educator should be without this invaluable book!



"With this very clear, easy-to-understand book, parents and teachers now have the opportunity to create the best possible learning relationships for children."

—Jack Pransky, author of Parenting from the Heart and Prevention: The Critical Need

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  • ISBN-13: 9780761513568
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 7/28/1998
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.58 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

H. Stephen Glenn, Ph.D., is the coauthor of the bestselling classic Raising Self-Reliant Children (Prima) and the president of Capabilities, Inc., a company that provides resources and materials for business and industry, human services, and education and family life.

Michael L. Brock, M.A., a respected educator with over 25 years of experience, gives seminars throughout the country on parenting issues.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Part I: The Capable Student
Chapter 1: Developing the Capable Student
Chapter 2: Barriers and Builders
Chapter 3: The Significant Seven
Chapter 4: Developing Strong Perceptions of Personal Capabilities
Chapter 5: Developing Strong Perceptions of Personal Significance
Chapter 6: Developing Strong Perceptions of Personal Influence
Chapter 7: Developing Strong Intrapersonal Skills
Chapter 8: Developing Strong Interpersonal Skills
Chapter 9: Developing Strong Systemic Skills
Chapter 10: Developing Strong Judgement Skills
Part II: The Capable Family
Chapter 11: The Most Important Thing
Chapter 12: A Family of Contributors
Chapter 13: An Affirming Family
Chapter 14: Emotional Stability
Chapter 15: Walking the Talk-Modeling
Part III: The Capable Team
Chapter 16: The No-Rescue Contract
Chapter 17: Networking for Success
Chapter 18: A Word to Teachers
Michael's Postscript: Looking Forward
My Personal Commitment (Worksheet)
Recommended Reading
Index
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