Children's Distance - educate a free, purposeful person
Of course, it all started with the SCP and the DYNASTY project, but it was Svetlana Satina who inspired me and Tatyana Vandysheva about the Children's Distance. Under her leadership,…

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My kids on Forbes lists
Esther Wojicki (Woj) - a famous American teacher, deputy chairman of the Creative Commons advisory board, worked as a Google education consultant, and has been teaching journalism at a high…

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What to do so that parental exactingness does not cause a child to protest?
The fact that parental exactingness is necessary, reasonable people understand, but many have a justifiable fear: Will the exactingness of parents cause a negative result in the long term? There…

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How a businessman created the “Farmers School” for orphans

Vyacheslav Gorelov, a large father and teacher, created the “Farmers School” for orphans. “Why do I want to start with statistics? The numbers are scary, just scary. Just think – today in Russia there are about 950 thousand orphans. Every year about 100-130 thousand of these guys appear in our country. ”

Every year, 15 thousand graduates leave the walls of orphanages. And after graduation only 10% of them join the society. No more than 7% go to universities, 70% go to vocational schools, and 20% never study at all. 85 thousand orphans do not have fixed housing. The numbers are shocking, and the Continue reading

What to do so that parental exactingness does not cause a child to protest?

The fact that parental exactingness is necessary, reasonable people understand, but many have a justifiable fear: Will the exactingness of parents cause a negative result in the long term? There are reasons for concern: there are frequent cases when children, having escaped from parental care and pressure, start off “in all serious ways.” At first glance, this seems logical: demanding is pressure, pressure causes protest. And when the children go on an independent life, they begin to catch up with Continue reading

How to prepare for parenthood

– You sometimes publicly say that now you have enough skill to evaluate a person even from a photograph. Can you just look at a person’s photo portrait to understand what his childhood was like?

– What’s the difference? It is important what the person is now. To know the past is what task? A study by David Myers, set out in his textbook of social psychology, showed that the events of early childhood have practically no effect on a person’s Continue reading

Fear of water, or How to not be afraid to swim
It is easiest for children to learn to swim when they play catch-up next to each other. Catching up on the water, when you need to swim away from the…

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Bravo my dear
“It’s not you who decides where we are going. Parents decide, ”the French are strict in raising their children. The authority of the elders is unshakable. The child is not…

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I don’t want to punish. What could be instead of punishment?
Normal parents do not like to punish their own children. Somehow stupid: I dreamed about children, I wanted to love, but here I just do what I swear and punish.…

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How to prepare for parenthood
- You sometimes publicly say that now you have enough skill to evaluate a person even from a photograph. Can you just look at a person’s photo portrait to understand…

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