Hidden Dangers to Kids' Learning: A Parent Guide to Cope with Educational Roadblocks by Betsy GunzelmannHidden Dangers to Kids' Learning: A Parent Guide to Cope with Educational Roadblocks by Betsy Gunzelmann

Hidden Dangers to Kids' Learning: A Parent Guide to Cope with Educational Roadblocks

byBetsy Gunzelmann

Paperback | December 21, 2011

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This second edition to Hidden Dangers to Kid's Learning: Parent Guide to Cope with Educational Roadblocks gives more insight into ways parents can understand and help their academically struggling child.  Parents and their children can be empowered to recognize the perils and the pitfalls of our current educational crisis and take responsibility and control of their education before it is too late.  We have new reasons to believe in our children and new possibilities to expect and help our children to be able to cope in our global community.
Betsy Gunzelmann is professor of psychology at Southern New Hampshire University and author of several articles involved with improving our schools. She has worked in the field for over 30 years and is a psychologist, educator, and parent concerned with issues hindering our children's education.  
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Title:Hidden Dangers to Kids' Learning: A Parent Guide to Cope with Educational RoadblocksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 9.1 × 6.11 × 0.36 inPublished:December 21, 2011Publisher:R&L EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1610485467

ISBN - 13:9781610485463

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Table of Contents

DedicationAcknowledgmentsReader's NoteIntroductionPart I: Smart Kids Failed By Our SchoolsChapter One:  More New Reasons to Believe in Your Child & New Possibilities for Academic SuccessChapter Two:  The Complexity of Education: Understanding Hidden Dangers Is More Complicated than Ever!Chapter Three:   Cutting Edge New Research: What We Can and Must Do!Chapter Four:  Is This Your Child? Understanding Hidden Dangers That Sabotage Your Child's LearningPart II: Are Hidden Problems in Our Schools Negatively Affecting Your Child's Learning?Chapter Five:  A Foundation to Understand the Needs of Children in SchoolsChapter Six: Misguided Assumptions, Attitudes, and Procedures that Negatively Impact Smart KidsChapter Seven: Hidden Dangers in Testing that Impact Your ChildChapter Eight:  Hidden Dangers with Labeling that Can Harm Your childChapter Nine: Hidden Dangers: Racial, Socio-Economic and Gender Inequities in Our Schools Chapter Ten: Paradoxical Safety Problems that Effect Student LearningChapter Eleven: Buildings That Negatively Impact Your Child's LearningPart III: What Can We Do as Parents for Short-Term and Long-Term Improvement? Chapter Twelve:  System Overhaul:  Developing Healthy SchoolsChapter Thirteen:   Transcending Dangers: Improvements for All ChildrenChapter Fourteen: Options/Alternatives for Parents of Kids Struggling in Our Schools Appendix              Annotated Resources and Contact InformationReferencesAbout the Author

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Gunzelmann provides a lens through which critical components of schools, climate and community, can be examined. She shows us why we cannot take these attributes of schools for granted and why parents and educators must insist on school communities that are safe, welcoming, and poised to assure success for every student.