Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults (Hardcover)

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Dr. Tim Elmore is the founder and president of Growing Leaders. Through Growing Leaders, Elmore and his team teach middle school, high school, and college students the skills they need to become authentic leaders. He has shared his insights in more than thirty countries and has written more than twenty-five books, including Habitudes: Images That Form Leadership Habits and Attitudes and Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save Their Future.
Discover more at www.GrowingLeaders.com
How to raise kids who can handle the real world

Today's Generation iY (teens brought up with the Internet) and Homelanders (children born after 9/11) are overexposed to information at an earlier age than ever and paradoxically are underexposed to meaningful relationships and real-life experiences. Artificial Maturity addresses the problem of what to do when parents and teachers mistake children's superficial knowledge for real maturity. The book is filled with practical steps that adults can take to furnish the experiences kids need to balance their abilities with authentic maturity.

  • Shows how to identify the problem of artificial maturity in Generation iY and Homelanders
  • Reveals what to do to help children balance autonomy, responsibility, and information
  • Includes a down-to-earth model for coaching and guiding youth to true maturity

Artificial Maturity gives parents, teachers, and others who work with youth a manual for understanding and practicing the leadership kids so desperately need to mature in a healthy fashion.

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ISBN 9781118258064
Genre FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General
Format Hardcover
Pages 264
Publisher Date 2012-06-19 00:00:00.0
Publisher Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
Copyright Year 2012
Height 9.25 in
Wdth 6.25 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 1.02 lb
Language English
Subtitle Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults
Audience General/trade
Authors Elmore, Tim
Country of Origin United States

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