Artificial Maturity

Artificial Maturity

Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults

Book - 2012
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How to raise kids who can handle the real world

Today's Generation iY (teens brought up with the Internet) andHomelanders (children born after 9/11) are overexposed toinformation at an earlier age than ever and paradoxically areunderexposed to meaningful relationships and real-life experiences.Artificial Maturity addresses the problem of what to do whenparents and teachers mistake children's superficial knowledge forreal maturity. The book is filled with practical steps that adultscan take to furnish the experiences kids need to balance theirabilities with authentic maturity.

Shows how to identify the problem of artificial maturity inGeneration 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 youthto true maturity

Artificial Maturity gives parents, teachers, and otherswho work with youth a manual for understanding and practicing theleadership kids so desperately need to mature in a healthyfashion.

Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781118258064
Branch Call Number: 649.125 EL64
Characteristics: vii, 264 pages ; 24 cm


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