NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children Topics for Discussion

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According to Bronson and Merryman's account of current educational policies and values, what is the purpose of education, and what kind of student does the educational and parental system produce? Using examples from the text, describe the current ideal against which Bronson and Merryman are building a case.

According to Bronson and Merryman's description of new science and techniques, what do you think Bronson and Merryman would say the purpose of education is? What kind of student would they like to produce? Using examples from the text, describe the new individual for which Bronson and Merryman are trying to build a case.

What concerns would you have to resolve in order to implement a study that would evaluate the effectiveness of the parenting and teaching techniques Bronson and Merryman espouse in their book? What would be the advantages and disadvantages of such a study...

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