Books, organizations and websites suggested by PCW speakers and Best Practices submissions
2019 Best Practices Forum on Promoting Student Well-Being.
2018 Fall Speaker: Lynn Lyons, Preventing Anxiety and Depression –Skills We Can (and Should) Be Teaching Our Children. Click HERE for program summary.
Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous and Independent Children, by Reid Wilson and Lynn Lyons, LICSW
Playing with Anxiety: Casey’s Guide for Teens and Kids, by Reid Wilson and Lynn Lyons, LICSW
Stopping the Noise in Your Head: The New Way to Overcome Anxiety and Worry, by Reid Wilson
21st Century Education
2018 Best Practices Forum on Raising 21st Century Citizens: The Evolution in Teaching and Learning. Click HERE for program summary.
2018 Spring Speaker Beth Kobliner: Raising 21st Century Citizens: The Money Talk. Click HERE for program summary.
Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties, by Beth Kobliner
Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not): A Parent’s Guide for Kids 2 to 23, by Beth Kobliner
2015 Spring Speaker Ron Lieber: How to Talk to Your Kids About Money. Click HERE for program summary.
The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money, by Ron Lieber
Understanding Brain Development in Children and Teens
2017 Spring Speaker Glenn Whitman: Learning and Your Child’s Brain– What the Research Suggests. Click HERE for program summary.
Neuroteach: Brain Science and the Future of Education, by Glenn Whitman
2017 PCW Best Practices Forum on A Child’s Brain: What Schools Know and How it Impacts Learning, Teaching, and Parenting. Click HERE for program summary.
2016 Fall Speaker: Tina Payne Bryson, PhD., The Whole-Brain Child and Teen — Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture the Developing Mind. Click HERE for program summary.
The Whole- Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
N0-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage and Resilience in Your Child, by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
Kindness and Empathy
2017 Fall Speaker: Richard Weissbourd: Raising Caring, Empathetic and Happy Children — Strategies for Parents and Educators. Click HERE for program summary.
The Parents We Mean to Be: How Well-Intentioned Adults Undermine Children’s Moral and Emotional Development, by Richard Weissbourd