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4/16/2020 Webinar for Parents, Students, and Counselors:
How Should We Talk About College Now?

This webinar addressed the deeper questions behind the college process and how college may differ by the time students get there.

Michael B. Horn - Christensen Institute : Christensen Institute

Michael Horn speaks and writes about the future of education and works with educational organizations to improve the life of each and every student. He is the author of three books: Choosing College, Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns, and Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools.



Richard Weissbourd

Rick Weissbourd is a developmental psychologist and author of  The Parents We Mean to Be. He is also the director of Harvard’s Making Caring Common project, which includes Turning the Tide, a national effort to reform college admissions and promotes ethical engagement, reducing damaging levels of achievement pressure in high school, and increasing equity and access for economically disadvantaged students.

4/2/2020 Webinar for Parents:
Parenting in a Time of Crisis

Featuring Rob Evans and Michael Thompson

This webinar discussed the challenge of parenting in these unprecedented days, offering a chance to reflect on and share the burdens and to troubleshoot key dilemmas. View the recorded webinar using the button above.

Dr. Rob Evans is a clinical and organizational psychologist and the former executive director of the Human Relations Service. A former high school and pre-school teacher, and for many years a child and family therapist, he has consulted in more than 1,700 schools throughout the U.S. and internationally. His interests have focused on change and resistance to change in schools and organizations, on the challenges of leading innovation, and on changes in American families and their impact on schools. He is currently concentrating on ways to improve collegiality and candor among educators and to promote realistic dialogue about accountability. Dr. Evans is the author of many articles and three books: Seven Secrets of the Savvy School Leader: A Guide to Surviving and Thriving, The Human Side of School Change, and Family Matters: How Schools Can Cope with the Crisis in Childrearing.



Dr. Michael Thompson is a consultant, author, and psychologist specializing in children and families. He is the supervising psychologist for The Belmont Hill School and has worked in more than 700 schools across the U.S. as well as in schools in Central America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Dr. Thompson is the author or co-author of several books, including the New York Times bestseller, Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys, as well as Best Friends/Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social Lives of Children, and The Pressured Child: Helping Your Child Achieve Success in School and in Life. A dedicated speaker and traveler, he has appeared on The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, ABC 20/20, CBS 60 Minutes, and Good Morning America. He also wrote, narrated, and hosted a two-hour PBS documentary entitled Raising Cain.


Books by Rob Evans

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    Books by Michael Thompson

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Seven Secrets of the Savvy School Leader Family Matters Human Side of School Change
        Homesick and Happy by Michael Thompson, Ph.D.    Understanding Independent School Parents by Michael Thompson, Ph.D.    Raising Cain by Michael Thompson, Ph.D.    Best Friends, Worst Enemies by Michael Thompson, Ph.D.     Finding the Heart of the Child by Michael Thompson, Ph.D.
          It's a Boy by Michael Thompson, Ph.D.     Mom They're Teasing Me by Michael Thompson, Ph.D.    Speaking of Boys by Michael Thompson, Ph.D.    The Pressured Child by Michael Thompson, Ph.D.
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