Best-selling author and international leadership expert, Tim Elmore, continues the Shows how to identify the problem of artificial maturity in Generation iY and . Artificial Maturity has ratings and 22 reviews. Carolyn said: I like But Tim Elmore really makes some intelligent observations in this book. Some of it builds . Read “Artificial Maturity Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults” by Tim Elmore with Rakuten Kobo. How to raise kids.

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One problem he addresses is the dangers of bursts of information technology constantly provides us. This is just another author and another book saying everyone shouldn’t get a trophy artiricial while true has been beaten to death already. Character Formation – children learn through models – healthy choices, social awareness, capacity to prioritize what’s important, submission to authority 3.

Specifically, student’s ability to focus is undermined by bursts of information. Value and Production – midlife years – life tom, sacrifice, priorities and focus, motive purification, productivity, widened influence, leadership reproduction 6.

After reading a newspaper, they would ask questions about articles in the paper; they never knew which article the question would be from so they had to read the whole paper. And it had some good suggestions from readers about what they had specifically done that dealt with whichever problem he was describing. As a result, he has plenty of experience with young people and in figuring out what motivates and challenges them.

Another issue he addresses is the development of counterfeit or virtual ways to appease desires for excitement, novelty, risk, and connection. Jun 19, Lissie Barro rated it it was amazing. I agree that kids should be given chores to do and expected to have a job during high school and pay rent if they move back home as an adult. However, a lot of the advice was really cheesy and inauthentic. Oct 18, Leanne rated it really liked it. Shows how to identify the problem of artificial maturity in Generation iY and Homelanders Reveals what to do to help children balance autonomy, responsibility, and information Includes a down-to-earth model for coaching and guiding youth to true maturity Artificial Maturity gives parents, teachers, and others who work with youth a manual for understanding and practicing the leadership kids so desperately need to mature in a healthy fashion.


You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Just expect that there are diamonds in the rough and appreciate that Tim’s trying to define an ever-changing demographic that’s nearly impossible to define to begin with! A few notes and summaries of the book: Gives hope and practical scenarios to raise your children in this media driven age.

Another parent says whenever their kids needed punishment for breaking the rules, they would make them read the newspaper. I thoroughly enjoyed the book and felt like it gave a lot of useful information. You submitted the following rating and review. Hardcoverpages. Dec 17, Marissa Joyce rated it it was amazing.

Open Preview See a Problem? Ready or Not, Here Life Comes. Developing emotional intelligence, focusing on character and a sense of ethics, helping kids discover their strengths, and developing a sense of leadership so they understand artificixl they are part of something larger than themselves.


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Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults by Tim Elmore

Discovering Uniqueness by Flaunting Weakness. Adolescence is expanding in both directions—starting earlier and ending later. For risk, they avoid meaningful risk that can prepare them for adulthood, and instead satisfy this desire by playing video games, watching reality TV, or celebrity gossip.

Inspiring the Best in Students. Books by Tim Elmore. Provide experiences to accompany their technology-savvy lifestyles. I like aspects of this book.

Tips for Promoting Responsibility with Young People. Of course, not all young people in that age bracket exactly fit the Ge I read this book as I prepared for co-leading a presentation and group discussion on raising our kids in this age of rapidly changing digital technology.

So, a mixed bag. They have to make it a real date and follow through with all the ways that they plan on treating a girl. For excitement, teens may seek to get a tattoo or nose ring or ride roller coasters in order to meet this need. Which parent doesn’t want to raise mature children.

These certainly make sense, and over the rest of the book Elmore offers a number of tips and techniques that can be used as interventions when working with these young adults.