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YOUR CHILD'S STRENGTHS Discover Them, Develop Them, Use Them

by | Read by Renée Raudman

Personal Growth • 12.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

Jenifer Fox makes a compelling case that our education system ("an anxiety-producing machine") is not working for students. Because that system focuses on labeling and fixing weaknesses rather than on celebrating strengths, Fox argues, students' abilities get overlooked or negated, leading many to abandon interest in school altogether. Renée Raudman delivers Fox's provocative message—laced with plentiful anecdotes and illustrations—in sometimes curiously distracting tones that often strike the ear as plaintive or wistful-sounding. Her reenactments of conversations are better, though overall her soft-spoken voice can seem overly emotional in a way that may distract some listeners from Fox's material until they’re used to her style. Nonetheless, listeners will learn a lot from this provocative and practical book, which will strike a chord with many parents and teachers. J.C.G. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2008]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2008

CD ISBN 9781400106684 $34.99 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781400156689 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2008

CD ISBN 9781400136681 $69.99 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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