I Hate School: How to Help Your Child Love Learning

Paperback | March 17, 2004

byCynthia Ulrich Tobias

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Includes tips for home schoolers.What do you do when your child hates school?When little Sarah cries herself to sleep at night, when Johnny has tummy aches in the morning, something is clearly wrong. An occasional problem at school is one thing. But what do you do when school is the problem? When your child hates school because school doesn't like your child, you've got to act. Don't let a one-size-fits-all educational system steal the joys and riches of learning from your son or daughter. Your child is unique, with a personal learning style that needs to be understood and respected. In this groundbreaking book, learning expert Cynthia Ulrich Tobias shows how you can work with your child's school and teachers to tailor an education your child will love, not hate. Here are practical ways to craft an approach that draws out your son or daughter's giftedness and minimizes the things that frustrate.Filled with practical applications and insights as commonsense as they are revolutionary, I Hate School includes a Learning Styles Profile Summary on which to base your plans and actions. So don't waste time. Today, starting now, you can take steps toward an education for your child that will replace the words "I hate school" with "Is it time to go to school yet?"

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Includes tips for home schoolers.What do you do when your child hates school?When little Sarah cries herself to sleep at night, when Johnny has tummy aches in the morning, something is clearly wrong. An occasional problem at school is one thing. But what do you do when school is the problem? When your child hates school because school ...

Cynthia Ulrich Tobias is founder and CEO of AppLe St. (Applied Learning Styles) and coordinates education and commerce programs throughout North America and internationally. She is a speaker and the best-selling author of several books including Every Child Can Succeed, Bring out the Best in Your Child, Do You Know What I Like About Yo...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.38 × 0.5 inPublished:March 17, 2004Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:031024577X

ISBN - 13:9780310245773

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Table of Contents

Contents1. School: The Shoe That Needs to Fit 9Part 1: The Physical Environment2. Sometimes School Happens at the Wrong Time of Day 193. Food for Thought 314. Let There Be Light 395. Make Yourself Comfortable 456. Some Like It Hot; Some Like It Cold 53Part 2: Learning Styles7. Look Who's Talking 618. I See What You Mean 699. On the Move 7910. What's Your Focus? 91Part 3: Surviving and Adapting to School11. Who Needs Homework? 10512. What Are We Testing? 11913. Getting Along with Your Teachers 13114. Redefining Diversity 145Part 4: Changing the School, Not Your Child15. Why You May Not Want to Be "School Material" 15516. Convincing Teachers to Try These Ideas 16717. What about Educational Reform? 17918. Choosing the Right School for Your Child 187Appendix: Learning Styles Profile Summary 195Notes 201Learning Styles: An Annotated Bibliography for Educators 203