KQED/NPR: Forum with Michael Krasny

The KQED program Forum with Michael Krasny wanted to do a show following up on the topic raised by a recent Slate article, Shortening the Leash. Gever was one of three guests on September 5, 2014 speaking to …

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NPR: Weekend Edition – Saturday

After his appearance on TED Radio Hour, a portion of Gever’s segment was included on Weekend Edition – Saturday, broadcast on August 2, 2014, as “Encouraging Kids To Do Dangerous Things”.

Weekend Edition – Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

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NPR: TED Radio Hour

Gever was invited to participate in the TED Radio Hour broadcast on August 1, 2014. The topic was “Growing Up” and Gever joined them to talk about “What Can Kids Learn By Doing Dangerous Things?”

TED Radio Hour, Aug

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50 Dangerous Things in the New York Times (again)

The Motherlode blog just posted a story with lots of great books for summer fun (everyone should grab a copy of The Art of Tinkering by our pals at the Exploratorium, Karen Wilkenson and Mike Petrich!).

Thanks to Jessica …

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WYNC: Gever talks to Brian Lehrer and NYC Listeners

Brian Lehrer, May 25, 2011 – Gever talks to Brian and New York callers live on the local NPR station about doing dangerous things.

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WPIX-11: Gever Shares Dangerous Things Live on TV

Tamsen Fadel and John Muller, May 11, 2011 – Tamsen and John do some dangerous things with Gever – live on NYC PIX11′s Morning News show!

WPIX-11: Gever Shares Dangerous Things Live on TV

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The Atlantic: Let Kids Play With Fire, and Other Rules for Good Parenting

Veronique Greenwood, May 9, 2011 – “The book is a blueprint to help parents and children explore the world, and ensure the children grow up, with a little common sense and a lot of curiosity…. It takes work to …

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The New Yorker: Toy Stories

Patricia Marx, December 6, 2010 – In a shopping guide for the holidays, Ms. Marx rated this year’s playthings. She called Fifty Dangerous Things an “audacious activity book”.

The New Yorker: Toy Stories

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New York Times: Playing with Fire

Lawrence Downes, October 2, 2010 – In his Editorial, Mr. Downes calls Fifty Dangerous Things “a rebuke to a world of blunt-edged scissors, insipid molded-plastic playground equipment and perpetual parental anxiety.”

New York Times: Playing with Fire

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ABC News Now, GMA Reports: Fifty Dangerous Things

Juju Chang, February 26, 2010 – In her segment Moms Get Real, Ms. Chang talks to Gever about Fifty Dangerous Things and the dangers of overprotective parenting.

ABC News Now, GMA Reports: Fifty Dangerous Things

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