”Why Fathers Need to Be More Involved in Their Children’s School World” (Jan. 2019)
FOR HETEROSEXUAL PARENTS, IT’S COMMON FOR MOM TO BE PRIVY TO HER CHILD’S SCHOOL WORLD while Dad is out in left field, says educational consultant Nat Damon. And this is a huge detriment—to the child, the parents, and the school.
”Former Faculty Returns With Message” (Jan. 2019)
FORMER DERBY FACULTY MEMBER Nat Damon returned to campus January 11 to speak with faculty and to reflect on the significance of relationships; a lesson he learned at Derby that he has carried with him through his 25-year career in education.
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”Alumni News & Notes” (Nov. 2018)
WHEN ASKED IN AN INTERVIEW about the influence of Camp Becket on his life, Nat said, “It was definitely cabin chat, without a doubt… the ability to expose kids to open ended questions, to reflection, appreciation, and critical thinking.”
YOUR HIDDEN POWER
”Experience the Power of Relational Teaching” (Oct. 2018)
”The Enduring Power of Relational Teaching” (Sept. 2018)
"Time to Teach: Time to Reach"
"TELL ME WHAT TO SAY"
Conversation, Communication, Teaching Podcast (Apr. 2018)
"After Parkland, Where Do We Go From Here?" (Mar. 2018)
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“How to have a Fun and Productive Parent-Teacher Conference” (Oct. 2016)
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
L.A. Parents' Sports Freak-Out: "You Can't Cheer at an SAT Exam" (Aug. 2015)
HYSTERICAL MOMS AND DADS SCREAM FROM THE SIDELINES, hire professional coaches ($400 an hour?!) and pressure their kids as they seek the ultimate prize: "This current craze isn't about getting your child into the NBA.
DR. ROBIN BERMAN, MD
Permission to Parent: How to Raise Your Child with Love and Limits (Apr. 2015)
TODAY, MANY PARENTS HAVE REJECTED THE DICTATORSHIPS they resented from their own childhoods. But they overcorrected by turning into child-pleasers. Showering praise and letting kids rule the roost has actually eroded the very self-esteem parents are trying to create.