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
'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 addictiveare 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.

Their Tube
Jessica Contrera

Max Cole, 6, flips bottles in the backyard of his Texas home. On YouTube, trends like bottle-flipping spread quickly among kids of all ages and locations and attract millions of views.

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Praise Them Like This.
Bill Murphy Jr.

Stop praising them for their innate or God-given abilities, and instead focus on their effort.

Almost No Children in France are Medicated for ADHD: Here's How they Define & Treat It
Kalee Brown

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 11% of American children between the ages of 4 and 17 have been dia

Banning Tablets Is Best for Children
Christopher Mims

Latest guidelines recommend just one hour of screen time a day of 'high quality programming'

By Christopher Mims

October 23, 2016 1:56 p.m. ET

Os Guinness: Welcome to the 'Grand Age of Apologetics'
Tim Stafford

With the era of 'Christian consensus' coming to a close, we have a fresh opportunity to make the gospel appealing.

Interview by Tim Stafford/ JULY 23, 2015

On the Importance of Fairy Tales
Sheila Kohler
Sheila Kohler
Dreaming for Freud
 
Posted June 06, 2014

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