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Calm, Alert and Learning: Classroom Strategies for&hellip by Stuart Shanker
19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
Did we really need another book about how to help children in school? We certainly needed this book, and Professor Shanker has done a superb job putting a rather difficult and complex new approach - the science of self-regulation - into language that is easy to understand; the content of the book is profound in its implications and a tremendously rich resource for teachers who are doing their best to help students with self-regulation challenges. The book is giving us hope that with the right techniques we can make a difference and help children develop skills that can make a significant difference to their academic and social progress.I highly recommend the book to all teachers and… Read more
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Ever since my very dear friend Marc quoted from Jeanette Winterson's "Sexing the cherry"("No safety without risk, and what you risk reveals what you value") over dinner earlier this year, which led to my reading that book and, as soon as I could get my hands on them, her other books - I have been fascinated by the way the author tells her story through her stories; genuine and utterly vulnerable,brutally honest and direct, knowing both the limit and the interconnectedness between words and feelings, hauntingly beautiful.

"Why be happy when you could be normal" follows this tradition, but transcends it with a humanity that is deeply moving. While as a reader I agreed with her… Read more

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