Kim John Payne is the best-selling author of the much-quoted Simplicity Parenting book (he popularized the term, "Helicopter parent"). He has done considerable anti-bullying work as well, reframing it as "social inclusion." His anti-bullying work has become the official protocol for dealing with such issues in Great Britain. He is also a champion of experiential learning and really restraining children's screen time.
Full episode of WYSO Weekend for December 4, 2011 containing the following stories:
-Jerry Kenney speaks with Bill Hardy, Executive Director of AIDS Resource Center Ohio about World AIDS Day and where we are with HIV/AIDS research.
-Jerry Kenney speaks with Deena Hummel, admissions advisor with Antioch University Midwest, and Judy Wherry, director of adult and continuing education at Urbana University about adult learners in higher education.
The first of the SOCHE Talks, a collaboration with the Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education. This monthly series features faculty and staff from area colleges and universities speaking on a variety of topics. It's an effort to bring Miami Valley research and thinking into the public arena. This week features Dr. James Malarkey, chair of Humanities and General Education at Antioch University Midwest.