Best-selling author and international leadership expert, Tim Elmore, continues the Shows how to identify the problem of artificial maturity in Generation iY and . Artificial Maturity has ratings and 22 reviews. Carolyn said: I like But Tim Elmore really makes some intelligent observations in this book. Some of it builds . Read “Artificial Maturity Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults” by Tim Elmore with Rakuten Kobo. How to raise kids.

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Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults

I totally agree with the author when he says that the trend has been to give too little independence to children, out of fears of personal harm and stranger danger and just low expectations, and too much independence to teens and college age students. How to write a great review. Adolescence is expanding in both directions—starting earlier and ending later.

Shows how to identify the problem of artificial maturity in Generation 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 youth to true maturity Artificial Maturity gives parents, teachers, and others who work with youth a manual for understanding and practicing the leadership kids so desperately need to mature in a healthy fashion.

A gim of information creates a poverty of attention.

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Chantel rated it it was amazing Zrtificial 01, Of course, not all young people in that age bracket exactly fit the Gen iY definition. Nov 13, Joe Cox rated it really liked it. Artificiao a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The book is filled with practical steps that adults can take to furnish the experiences kids need to balance their abilities with authentic maturity. Discovering Uniqueness by Flaunting Weakness.


Tips for Promoting Responsibility with Young People. So many of these types of books profile the problem with no concrete suggestions as to how to fix it This is an excellent book.

This was a good read, in that it was geared towards more than just parents–mentors, group leaders, teachers. However, his diagnosis of issues seem a little inconsistent and inconclusive, leaving me wanting a little more definition of what he’s really describing as problems and solutions.

These certainly make sense, and over the rest matturity the book Elmore offers a number of tips and techniques that can be used as interventions when working with these young adults. Preview — Artificial Maturity by Tim Elmore. Tim Elmore’s book argues that most adults provides too much structure and information too early for kids and gives them real msturity experiences too late.

He argues that premature information without practical application can be dangerous and leads to “artificial maturity”. It feels a little like listening to a Mxturity with “skips” every once in a while. Provide information and accountability simultaneously.

But Tim Elmore really makes some intelligent observations in this book. This overexposure-underexposure produces artificial maturity. I don’t know anyone else with more knowledge on the issue of adolescent development tij a Christian perspective who offers helpful tools and models check out Habitudes and the first several chapters really do help the reader wrestle through the realization that teens are more mature in some areas of life than in previous generations but grossly behind in other areas.

The exercise forces them to look at themselves from an outside perspective and helps reveal to them what they value about themselves and what they matugity to offer a potential employer. Developing emotional intelligence, focusing on character and a sense of ethics, helping kids discover their strengths, and developing elkore sense of leadership so they understand that they are part of something larger than themselves.


Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults

Some of it builds on his previous book, but it is still very good. Asperger’s and the APA. Resources Events National Leadership Forum.

Just expect that there are diamonds in the rough and appreciate that Tim’s trying to define an ever-changing demographic that’s nearly impossible to define to begin with! Another parent talks about handling reference letters by asking students to write it and then they’ll sign it.

Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults by Tim Elmore

While he offers plenty of resources that can be purchased, he gives us a bearing in several areas that our organizations can plot a course. And I sometimes had trouble deciphering the purpose of a list as I would begin to read it. Practice and Fitness – putting identity into practice – submission to authority, vision and ambition, emotional intelligence, strength and skill discovery, people skills, influence 5.

This is just another author and another book saying everyone shouldn’t get a trophy and while true has been beaten to death already. One problem he addresses is the dangers of bursts of information technology constantly provides us. Jaturity helps you keep track of books you want to read.