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Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys
Dan Kindlon, Michael Thompson

Ballantine Books, 2000

In Raising Cain, Dan Kindlon, Ph.D., and Michael Thompson, Ph.D., two of the country's leading child psychologists, share what they have learned in more than thirty-five years of combined experience working with boys and their families. They reveal a nation of boys who are hurting--sad, afraid, angry, and silent. Kindlon and Thompson set out to answer this basic, crucial question: What do boys need that they're not getting? They illuminate the ...


Understanding Independent School Parents: The Teacher's Guide to Successful Family-School Relationships
Michael G. Thompson, Alison Fox Mazzola

Wise Teacher Press, 2012

Understanding Independent School Parents is a practical guide for teachers provides advice for forging successful relationships with independent school parents. Written by a seasoned school psychologist and an experienced classroom teacher, this book aims to help teachers and administrators understand today's families and maintain healthy relationships with them. Readers will learn how to create school environments that support both teachers ...


It's a Boy!: Your Son's Development from Birth to Age 18
Michael Thompson Ph.D., Teresa Barker

Ballantine Books, 2009

It’s a Boy! provides expert advice on the developmental, psychological, social, emotional, and academic life of boys from infancy through the teen years. Exploring the many ways in which boys strive for masculinity and attempt to define themselves, psychologist Michael Thompson, Ph.D., a leading international expert on boys’ development, and journalist Teresa H. Barker identify the key developmental transitions that mark a boy’s ...


Homesick and Happy: How Time Away from Parents Can Help a Child Grow
Michael Thompson

Ballantine Books, 2012

An insightful and powerful look at the magic of summer camp—and why it is so important for children to be away from home . . . if only for a little while.   In an age when it’s the rare child who walks to school on his own, the thought of sending your “little ones” off to sleep-away camp can be overwhelming—for you and for them. But parents’ first instinct—to shelter their offspring above all else—is actually depriving kids ...


Caesar's English 1
Michael Thompson, Myriam Thompson

Royal Fireworks Press, 2000

'A vocabulary Foundation for Elementary Scholars'. Second edition revised and expanded.Large format softbound book.


Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Understanding the Social Lives of Children
Michael Thompson, Cathe O'Neill-Grace, ...

Ballantine Books, 2002

Friends broaden our children’s horizons, share their joys and secrets, and accompany them on their journeys into ever wider worlds. But friends can also gossip and betray, tease and exclude. Children can cause untold suffering, not only for their peers but for parents as well. In this wise and insightful book, psychologist Michael Thompson, Ph.D., and children’s book author Catherine O’Neill Grace, illuminate the crucial and often hidden ...


Mom, They're Teasing Me: Helping Your Child Solve Social Problems
Michael Thompson, Lawrence J. Cohen, ...

Ballantine Books, 2004

Through vividly written case studies and a reader-friendly question-and-answer format, Mom, They’re Teasing Me is full of specific, how-to advice for parents to help their children navigate the sometimes harsh terrain of social life–which includes name-calling, after-school fights, esteem-crushing cliques, and malicious exclusion by the popular kids. Through thoughtful discussion and insightful suggestions, parents will discover • The ...


Becoming a Master Manager: A Competing Values Approach
Robert E. Quinn, Sue R. Faerman, ...

Wiley, 2010

This fifth edition emphasizes the importance of developing management skills or admitted that learning about management concepts was not the same as learning how to apply those concepts in practice. It is built on a solid foundation of theory and empirical evidence that provides a compelling case for why specific competencies are important. The framework offers managers an enduring foundation for analysing what types of behaviors are most ...


Thinking Spanish Translation: A Course in Translation Method: Spanish to English (Thinking Translation)
Louise Haywood, Michael Thompson, ...

Routledge, 2009

 The new edition of this comprehensive course in Spanish-English translation offers advanced students of Spanish a challenging yet practical approach to the acquisition of translation skills, with clear explanations of the theoretical issues involved. A variety of translation issues are addressed, including: cultural differences register and dialect grammatical differences genre. With a sharper focus, ...


Screams of a Silent Library, 2015

When a teen discovers a dead body in his school's library , he goes on the hunt to find the killer while his favorite author is blamed for the crime.


The Word Within the Word. Student Manual Vol. 2
Michael Clay Thompson

Royal Fireworks PressV, 2007

A Language Arts manual.


The Word Within the Word, Vol. 1
Michael Clay Thompson

Royal Fireworks Press, 2003

Book by Thompson, Michael Clay


The Congruent Life: Following the Inward Path to Fulfilling Work and Inspired Leadership
C. Michael Thompson

Jossey-Bass, 2000

From Dagwood to Dilbert, the past fifty years haven't seen much evolution in our attitudes toward work. Too many of us still believe that our work selves and our real selves, our professional and personal lives, are separate entities. This book is about how that concept is slowly, but surely, changing. It is about why it is changing. And, most important, it is about why it must change. C. Michael Thompson takes a compelling look at the ...


Becoming a Master Manager: A Competing Values Approach
Robert E. Quinn, David Bright, ...

Wiley, 2015

  Becoming a Master Manager is appropriate for management and organizational behavior courses that emphasize critical management skills that yield sound organizational results. Developed from both theory and empirical evidence, the text provides a compelling case for why managerial and leadership competencies are essential for employee engagement, effective communication, and sustainable organizational success. The ...


The Pressured Child: Freeing Our Kids from Performance Overdrive and Helping Them Find Success in School and ...
Michael Thompson Ph.D.

Ballantine Books, 2005

The push for students to excel at school and get into the best colleges has never been more intense. In this invaluable new book, the bestselling co-author of Raising Cain addresses America’s performance-driven obsession with the accomplishments of its kids–and provides a deeply humane response. “How was school?” These three words contain a world of desire on the part of parents to know what their children are learning and ...


The Neurofeedback Book
Michael Thompson, Lynda Thompson

Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 2003

Neurofeedback has been around a long time, since the 1960s when it was known as EEG biofeedback, and it has become one of the fastest growing segments of the mind-body medicine movement. The Neurofeedback Book is the first true textbook dedicated to this area of healthcare. It is written for peopl at all levels of knowledge in the field and is a must-have for those exploring alternative medicine modalities. This book is written to assist you in ...


Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Physical Principles and Sequence Design
Robert W. Brown, Y.-C. Norman Cheng, ...

Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

New edition explores contemporary MRI principles and practices Thoroughly revised, updated and expanded, the second edition of Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Physical Principles and Sequence Design remains the preeminent text in its field. Using consistent nomenclature and mathematical notations throughout all the chapters, this new edition carefully explains the physical principles of magnetic resonance imaging design and implementation. In ...


Business Diagnostics - 2nd Edition
Michael Thompson, Richard Mimick

Trafford Publishing, 2002

Business Diagnostics is a timely and practical reference guide that allows the reader to acquire 'size-up' and diagnostic skills to asses the health of their company.


Home for Dinner: Mixing Food, Fun, and Conversation for a Happier Family and Healthier Kids
Dr. Anne K. Fishel

American Management Association, 2015

Sports, activities, long hours, and commutes - with so much to do, dinner has been bumped to the back burner. But research shows that family dinners offer more than just nutrition. Studies have tied shared meals to increased resiliency and self-esteem in children, higher academic achievement, a healthier relationship to food, and even reduced risk of substance abuse and eating disorders. Written by a Harvard Medical School professor and mother, ...



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