New York Times: Learning Through Tinkering

Contributing Op-Ed Writer Allison Arieff is based in San Francisco and has sent her daughter to Tinkering School programs here. She writes a wonderful description for The Opinion Pages in the New York Times, including a plug for …

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Gever is an Allen Distinguished Educator!

On February 5, 2014, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation announced the first Allen Distinguished Educators (ADE). Not only are these the first awards from this foundation to recognize achievement specifically in education, but they are also one of …

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AMC: 3 takes on 50 Dangerous Things

Kristen Laine, May 21, 2011 – In the Appalachian Mountain Club Outdoors blog, “Great Kids, Great Outdoors”, Ms. Laine provides the perspectives of a 9 year-old boy (Virgil), a 12 year-old girl (Ursula), and their mom (Ms. Laine) on …

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INFODAD: (++++) Dangers Real and Imagined

The Infodad Team, May 19, 2011 – In this 4+ review, the Infodad Team sets the stage for why parents might need a book like this, provides a lovely detailed description of the features of the book, and concludes …

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LA Times: Summer Reading Guide

May 23, 2011 – The Los Angeles Times Books section says the reading season is heating up, and includes 50 Dangerous Things in the “Quirky” section of their beautiful, interactive Summer Reading Guide.

LA Times: Summer Reading Guide

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As They Grow Up: 50 Dangerous Things (you should let your children do)

Samantha, May 19, 2011 – Samantha describes 50 Dangerous Things as a source of ideas for things to do with your kids this summer. “Some of the things listed we already do with our children, but some of the …

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Mom Gizmo: 50 Dangerous Things is my new parenting guide

Aika, May 22, 2011 – Aika bought the book to help her husband expand his perspective about parenting, and says “50 Dangerous Things is definitely going to become one of my favorite parenting guides and I’m excited to try …

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St. Petersburg Times: Celebrate Mother’s Day with ’50 Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do)’

Sharon Kennedy Wynne, May 8, 2011 – “On Mother’s Day, we celebrate mom with sweet cards and sweet-smelling flowers. But there’s something to be said for Moms With an Edge. And for that, I find 50 Dangerous Things (You …

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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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Urban Baby: Dangerous Things

Erin Sheehan, April 29, 2011 – Ms. Sheehan reviews the book and concludes “If you are trying to lure your kids away from electronic games and devices, this book might just do the trick.”

Urban Baby: Dangerous Things

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