Being Fair with Kids: The Effects of Poor Leadership in Rule Making
Many students are penalized from maximizing their academic potential simply by being born at the wrong time of the year. Not only is there a significant decline in achievement for students born in the second half of the year but they also experience higher rates of failure which negatively impacts self-esteem and reduces future success.Meanwhile, more capable students experience unfairness because of the school’s extraordinary effort at helping their failing students. With so much focus on the weak, many strong students are held back from achieving their potential.
Vinney is short. He gets picked on, overlooked in the lunch line, and passed by for the good parts in the school play. He can’t reach the chapter books in the library and never gets passed the basketball! Vinney hates being short. That is, until he learns to Think Big! Vinney takes his new positive attitude to school and turns the downsides of being short upside down. It’s tough being little in a big world, but Vinney learns that it isn’t so bad after all.
Peter Pan and his fairy friend Tinker Bell are back in this vintage Little Golden Book! Featuring gorgeous illustrations from 1952, this children's classic is being reissued just in time for the release of Walt Disney's Peter Pan Platinum Edition DVD.