Parent University 2013-14 - Mike Riera

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Davis Parent University presents 'An Evening with Mike Riera, PhD.'

Moderated by Pamela Wu, recorded on December 6th, Brunelle Theatre, Davis High School.

Mike's latest book "Staying Connected To Your Teen" is a follow up to "Uncommon Sense For Parents With Teenagers." Mike's philosophy is, "parents need to shift from being managers, to being consultants with their teens."

Parent University 2013 - Madeline Levine, PhD

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"While we all hope that our children will do well in school, we hope with even greater fervor that they will do well in life. Our job is to help them know and appreciate themselves deeply, to be resilient in the face of adversity, to approach the world with zest, to find work that is satisfying, friends and spouses who are loving and loyal, and to hold a deep belief that they have something meaningful to contribute to the world."

-Madeline Levine, PhD

The Adventures of Cinnamon and Spice - Jazzy's Dancing Shoes

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The purpose behind this colorful animation is to express how free everyone should be in their talents. Creativity should be expressed at all times and with everyone. The love for your talent will always bring joy to another person. Jazzy exhibits an creative spirit and her own inventiveness.

The Adventures of Cinnamon and Spice - Oh So Boring Day

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Oh So Boring Day: It’s the book every child needs to have to inspire their much needed creativity when the weather doesn’t permit a fun time outdoors. Cinnamon & Spice are forced to come up with their own clever ways of having fun inside the house. In this book, the young girls’ originality keeps them from being bound by the norm.

The Adventures of Cinnamon and Spice - Back Yard Bash

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This story illustrates how everyone may have their differences, but in the end we must learn to work together. Both, the girls and the boys, learned how powerful of a team they could be when they chose to cooperate with each other for a mutual benefit. Get more information about the The Adventures of Cinnamon & Spice™ at or email at

The Adventures of Cinnamon and Spice - First Day Blues

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First Day Blues: The purpose behind the illustrations and rhymes are to give each child the courage they need to embark on a journey they have not experienced previously. Like adults, children want to feel secure no matter where they are. This book illustrates how things may appear more intimidating than they actually are. “First Day Blues” gives each child the courage to experience their first day of school with excitement rather than fear.

Creating Co-operative Kids - Ten Discipline Tools for the Home and Classroom

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IN THIS SHOW: Bill Corbett presents 10 tools for creating cooperative kids in the home and the classroom. He is joined on the set by 2 early childhood professionals representing over 25 years of experience in the preschool classroom; LeiLa Luksic of New England Childcare and Laura Eldredge, co-founder of the SEEDS NETWORK. Some preschool teachers claim that Bill's tools work fine at home but cannot be used at home. Bill challenges his expert guests by asking them if and how each of his 10 tools can be used in the classroom.

Creating Co-operative Kids - Is Self Defense Training Right for Kids

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ON THIS SHOW: The topic of this episode is bullying, victims, and self-defense. In the first half of the show, Bill interviews two self-defense experts to determine if self-defense training is right for kids. He interviews Jonathan Metcalf of Integrity Martial Arts and Larry Bumpus, a CT judo instructor and parent educator. In the second half of the show Bill interviews two bully experts, Jim Bouchard, author of the book THINK LIKE A BLACK BELT, and parenting expert Tina Rae Kelly.