Books: The Titles below feature authors at this year's FAN Events
by Jennifer Miller Year Published: 2019
Jennifer S. Miller, MEd., is the founder of the site Confident Parents, Confident Kids and has twenty years of experience working with parents, educators, and other adults to help them become more effective with children through social and emotional learning.
by John Duffy Year Published: 2019
Kids are growing up with nearly unlimited access to social media and the internet, and unprecedented academic, social, and familial stressors. Starting as early as eight years old, children are exposed to information, thought, and emotion that they are developmentally unprepared to process. As a result, saving the typical “teen parenting” strategies for thirteen-year-olds is now years too late.
by Marc Brackett Year Published: 2019
More than any other book on human feelings, Permission to Feel integrates psychological research, educational practice, and compelling stories, including Marc Brackett's own life experiences, to make emotional intelligence come alive.
by Dr.Michele Borba Year Published: 2017
Hailed as “an absolute must-read” (Jean Twenge) and a book that “will change your kids’ lives” (Jack Canfield), UnSelfie by Dr. Michele Borba explains what parents and educators MUST do to combat the growing empathy crisis among children today—including a 9-step empathy-building program with tips to guide kids from birth through college, and beyond.
by Jamil Zaki Year Published: 2019
In this groundbreaking book, Jamil Zaki shares cutting-edge research, including experiments from his own lab, showing that empathy is not a fixed trait—something we’re born with or not—but rather a skill that can be strengthened through effort. He also tells the stories of people who embody this new perspective, fighting for kindness in the most difficult of circumstances.
Students at High Achieving Schools at Risk - Washington Post
Friendship is Crucial to the Adolescent Brain - The Atlantic