Item description for Raising Children At Promise: How the Surprising Gifts of Adversity and Relationship Build Character in Kids by Stuart...
Overview This essential companion workbook to "Children at Promise" walks parents, grandparents, teachers, and mentors through the nine principles that encourage character growth in kids and help parents and caregivers avoid the twin risks of overprotection and underconnection.
Publishers Description "Raising Children At Promise" is a practical resource and inspiring companion workbook to the revolutionary book "Children At Promise," which replaced "at-risk" thinking with an "at-promise" strategy to help "all" kids succeed and overcome challenges in their lives through a trusting relationship with a caring adult. Step by step, this workbook explains the AT PROMISE paradigm and offers stories, activities, self-assessments, prayer reflections, and answers to frequently asked questions, encouraging readers to understand and apply At Promise principles in their daily relationships with kids. Most notably, an observation guide facilitates focused thinking and journaling about kids, giving parents and educators a tool for recognizing progress and knowing how to encourage children to live up to their potential. Solidly grounded in tested educational and psychological theory as well as timeless biblical wisdom, "Raising Children At Promise" offers a groundbreaking approach to character growth in kids.
Citations And Professional Reviews Raising Children At Promise: How the Surprising Gifts of Adversity and Relationship Build Character in Kids by Stuart has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Ingram Advance - 01/01/2005 page 63
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 7.12" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.78 lbs.
Release Date Jan 20, 2005
ISBN 078797563X ISBN13 9780787975630
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More About Stuart
Timothy S. Stuart, Ed.D., serves as the high school principal at Rehoboth Christian School in New Mexico. He is a member of North Carolina's High Plains Saponi Indian Tribe and a Gates Millennium Scholar. Tim has worked with kids as a secondary school teacher, coach, and administrator on three continents. The founder and president of At Promise, Inc., Tim speaks widely on the At-Promise paradigm. He and his wife, Mona, have been married for eleven years and have three children.
Mona M. Stuart has taught English and mentored junior and senior high school students in both North America and Europe. She also served as a boarding school Dorm Mom to hundreds of high school girls and as a college counselor before becoming a student of her own three children. Mona speaks at conferences and retreats and is a professional grant writer for nonprofit organizations serving At-Promise youth.