Passive Tantrums and the Autism Spectrum


By: Joe Newman A passive tantrum is when a child feigns inability or lack of understanding in order to avoid difficulty, frustration or effort. A few weeks ago a third grade teacher told me about her first experience using my method with a student named Jackson she suspected of engaging in passive tantrums. Jackson was […]

The Problem With Boys


By: Joe Newman Our boys are in trouble. They are falling behind girls academically, socially, and psychologically. Consider the following: • Boys are 30% more likely to drop out of school before graduation. • Girls outperform boys at all levels of schooling, from elementary to graduate programs. • Boys are 11% less likely to get […]