April 17, 2011

Education, from the Latin educo: to lead out. Most titles link to goodreads, where you can check out reader reviews.

The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart – Poetry for men and fathers.

(It is difficult to get the news from poems yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there. William Carlos Williams.)

Best Friends, Worst Enemies – What kids really want. In case you forgot.

Parenting from the Inside Out – What relationships do to the brain.

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

There were times when I, too, thought that I was listening when what I was really doing was badgering someone for attention.

Iron John – Original thinking about men.

Dumbing Us Down – Original thinking about education.

The truth is that schools don’t really teach anything except how to obey orders. (John Taylor Gatto)

Summerhill – If you’ve never heard of A.S. Neill, then you’d better check this out.

You’re Not the Boss of Me — Children are bratty when they feel insignificant.

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