Alison Gopnik: The Gardener and the Carpenter What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children

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Things I love bout this book The scientific research nd studies she presents The research on play backs up the philosophies of RIE parenting Magda Gerber Giving kids lots of free nd independent play time fosters creativity By Way Of A Wager and investigation Childrenre little scientists nd they have surprisingly sophisticated methods for figuring out the world Loved learning bout how children learn The way she breaks down the traditional parenting model I ve read uite few books on parenting nd raising children nd there is plethora of contrary When Kingdom Comes advice out there I love the way Gopnik explores how childrenre not blank slates to be molded the way parents wish but individuals who need consistency nd security to grow nd interact with their environment Her thoughts on screen time She had The Wayward Bride (Besotted Scots, a fresh perspective on screensnd technology that I hadn t heard before Things I hated Her conclusions bout public policy I get that she s scientist Such a Dance and she is lookingt society s whole but forcing everyone to pay for public daycare nd elderly care is not solution In the final chapters she is basically dvocating for socialism It would be better if she stuck to psychology nd left economics to economists Her nihilistic view on human nature Given the uthor has written ground breaking book like The Scientist in the Crib I had high expectations of the gardener La bte du marais and the carpenter Unfortunately I felt disappointed throughout the book It was mishmash of the Laos: Keystone Of Indochina author s personal experiences with her grandson Augie some research that she has donend some references to other studies The Book meandered through How Foreign Policy Decisions Are Made In The Third World a meadow of ideas without building up onny particular one The main theme she explores is powerful one but that can be ddressed well enough in n rticle rather than. En contra de los modelos Et ainsi de suite actuales de crianza ser padres no es una labor de carpintería no es un trabajo ue tenga como objetivo «tallar» un niño para convertirlo en un modelo particular de dulto Por el contrario ser

A book It is one of those books that would have been better s n rticle Exceptionally lucid Reasoning with the Infinite: From the Closed World to the Mathematical Universe and humane overview of vast Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don’t Know What You’re Eating and What You Can Do About It amount of scientific research on learningnd cognitive development The subtitle nd cover re bit of misdirection this is not gauzy parenting how to book Instead it s thought provoking richly detailed nd well written exploration of how we learn by imitating by listening by playing nd how learning changes in schools not usually for the better nd is changed by technology not so much for the worse s you might think The implications for parents re there nd the final chapter ttempts to tie the preceding chapters together with n elegiac meditation on parenting For me though the meatier earlier chapters were the real revelation delivering without being too heavy handed the message of the title As parents nd caregivers we should seek to nurture our young nd Mr Darcy's Cottage of Earthly Delights: Shades of Pride and Prejudice accept they ll be different from our imagined progeny we should not think our job is to build replicas of ourselves guided by our or society s blueprint I bought this book because I loved this piece in the Wall Street Journal Unfortunately I think that piece boils down much of what is interesting in the book itself I find Gopnik s persona part enthusiastic grandmother part knowledgeable researcher veryppealing so I never found the book difficult to read But it did feel in spite of its brevity little meandering nd somewhat meager in its central insights The nalogy that gives the book its title parents need to be like gardeners creating sustaining environments for their children nd enjoying them for their own development including its surprises rather than like carpenters who follow sets of rules to produce something ccording to blueprint is the most vivid nd Adres es como cuidar un jardín La labor de los padres es la de procurar un medio fértil estable y seguro ue permita prosperar muchas variedades de flores Crear un ecosistema vigoroso y flexible ue facilite ue los propio.

Elpful insight here There s The Cat Who Lived with Anne Frank a long section on playnd how important play is for child development The Myth of Genesis and Exodus and the Exclusion of Their African Origins and for number of other mammals s well This might surprise some readers but perhaps I m so convinced of this point lready that side from Yoga Kitchen: Divine Recipes from the Shoshoni Yoga Retreat articulating clearly what play gives children theory of mind thebility to problem solve Design Works: How to Tackle Your Toughest Innovation Challenges Through Business Design and to produce counterfactual possibilities this section of the book was nots much of revelation Gopnik does point out that when we try to teach children things they learn less that they should be given open territory to explore in rather than have n dult trot out map nd that was extremely interesting particularly when she described some of the experiments her lab has run on this idea Another section on technology felt riddled with truisms we lways worry bout new technologies children re lways early dopters we have no idea what that will mean for the future but usually some older technologies re retained longside the new devices that dominate culture I like Gopnik nd I wanted to love this book nd I did love its endorsement of caring for children s central part in giving life meaning nd lso of producing Loyalty and Lies (Chastity Falls, an ethical engagement to society that what seems like the selfish narrowness of caring for one child can in fact be drawn upon to foster social choices that supportll children But gain this sounds bit platitudinous no Mainly I think Gopnik is dding to the contemporary conversation bout parenting by saying we should parent less be Jeep. Sur les traces de la lgende available And that feels helpful but itlso feels like it s s far s this book really goes Oh wait But maybe the best bit is the part where she describes preschoolers unfocused The Abbeyville Way attentionnd explains that dult brains of psilocybin re closest to preschooler brains Stations of the Lost: The Treatment of Skid Row Alcoholics all the tim. S niños desarrollen muchos variados e impredecibles tipos dedultos futuros Se trata también de favorecer una relación humana específica un mor comprometido e incondicional entre un progenitor concreto y un hijo concret.

Summary The Gardener nd the Carpenter What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents nd Children

Alison Gopnik is a professor of psychology and affiliate professor of philosophy at the University of California at Berkeley She received her BA from McGill University and her PhD from Oxford University Her honors include a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada University Research Fellowship an Osher Visiting Scientist Fellowship at the Exploratorium a Center for the Adv