Boys are different! With pressure to be “gender neutral,” many try to mold children into a one-size-fits-all model. But boys play, think, and mature differently. Boys and girls also demonstrate differences in their learning styles. Read what the experts have to say about bringing up sons… and get some free resources!
FREE DOWNLOAD: Top Tips for Helping Our Sons Do Their Best in School
Brain Power Boy: Learning Styles Tips & Techniques
Scouting Magazine: The Minds of Boys
Educational Leadership: With Boys and Girls in Mind
How Boys’ Learning Styles Differ (and How We Can Support Them) – http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/how-boys-learning-styles-differ-0211134
Wondering about your son’s literacy skills? Here is a quick Reading Assessment for boys – http://gurianinstitute.com/literacy-survey-for-boys/
Read about the true story of a boy who felt he was the dumbest student in his fifth grade class, and how he overcame his troubled youth to realize his dream of becoming a physician – http://new1.homeschoollibrary.info/2013/09/12/the-dumbest-kid-in-school-a-role-model-for-kids-today/
Teaching Eagles To Soar…For the Want of a Father at Home – http://pacworks.com/newpac/for-the-want-of-a-father-at-home/
Request a Free Adventure Catalog – fun for boys ages 3 and up! JM Cremp’s encourages families to rekindle American Boyhood Traditions, finding balance between modern technology and old-fashioned fun. The JM Cremp’s Adventure Catalog is full of ideas for father and son activities, as well as fun adventures for the entire family. JM Cremp’s is owned and operated by homeschoolers Jay and Maria Asplin along with their five boys – Michael, Peter, Collin, Erik and Ryan – from their home in Dassel, Minnesota. Visit their blog at http://funadventureforboys.com for more ideas!
The new book, Raising Boys by Design: What the Bible and Brain Science Reveal About What Your Son Needs to Thrive, by Michael Gurian and Gregory Jantz, provides doable strategies and eyeopening examples of what’s really going on inside a boy’s brain. Among other things, you’ll learn how to help your son:
- Strengthen his character, resilience, and self-discipline
- Nurture genuine compassion and empathy
- Process words and emotions in ways that fit his brain chemistry
- Succeed in school and hone crucial life skills
- Develop a healthy perspective of sexuality
- Avoid the pitfalls of media and technology
- Embark on a lifelong adventure of faith
Raising Boys by Design is a practical blueprint to help you build a HERO — one who values Honor, Enterprise, Responsibility, and Originality.
Raising Boys BOOK GIVEAWAY (Until September 27, 2013)
For a free copy of Raising Boys by Design, comment on one of Dr. Gregory Jantz’s updates about the book giveaway posted to his Facebook page (be sure to Like the page too), Twitter page (be sure to Follow him), or Google+ (be sure to Follow him too) through September 27, 2013.