Ambleside Library

Welcome to Ambleside Schools International Online Library.
Here you will find resources in books, articles, videos, CD's and DVD's in many different genres and for all age groups.

Please note that although ASI may not be in full agreement, we do believe that each author has some valuable knowledge to contribute to the subject in the following resources:.
If you do not see a resource here and would like us to review it please contact us we will consider all your suggestions. See the ASI Reading List here

Title Author Description
Facebook asks users: should we allow men to ask children for sexual images?
Alex Hern

Social network admits survey asking whether it should permit adults to ask 14-year-old girl for sexual pictures was a mistake.

Bringing up Joyful Children
Dr. Bill St. Cyr

This is our four part series on Bringing up Joyful Children with Dr. Bill St.

Screen Addiction Is Taking A Toll on Children
Jane E. Brody

Excessive use of computer games among young people in China appears to be taking an alarming turn and may have particular relevance for American parents whose children spend many hours a day focused on e

iPhones and Children Are A Toxic Pair, Say Two Big Apple Investors
David Benoit

Two activist shareholders want Apple to develop tools and research effects on young people of smartphone overuse and addiction.

Daily Reading Practice: More Important Than You Would Ever Imagine
Maura Deptula

Many students enter our classrooms with limited vocabulary and loads of catching up to do.

New Studies Find Taking Notes Is Bad For Your Memory

It’s happened to everyone.

'Our Minds Can Be Hijacked': The Tech Insiders Who Fear A Smartphone Dystopia
Paul Lewis

Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet.

, Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions
Eduardo Briceño

A growth mindset is the understanding that personal qualities and abilities can change. It leads people to take on challenges, persevere in the face of setbacks, and become more effective learners.

Reading Wars
Philip Yancy

I am going through a personal crisis.  I used to love reading.  I am writing this blog in my office, surrounded by 27 tall bookcases laden with some 5,000 books.

Does Facebook Make Us Unhappy and Unhealthy?
Susan Pinker


"I Just Want Her To Be Happy" - The Collapse of American Parenting
Leonard Sax

The Science Talent Search is the leading science competition for American high school students.

It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies
Dr. Nicholas Kardaras

Susan* bought her 6-year-old son John an iPad when he was in first grade. “I thought, ‘Why not let him get a jump on things?’ ” she told me during a therapy session.