Lighting Their Fires

Monday, September 14, 2009

Rafe Esquith explains how parents and teachers can instill values that serve children in school and for the rest of their lives. His book Lighting Their Fires explains not just how to make our children great students, but how to make them thoughtful and honorable people.

Event: Rafe Esquith will be speaking and signing books
Monday, September 14th, at 7:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, Upper East Side
150 East 86th Street, at Lexington Avenue


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Comments [4]

Ryan from Seattle, Wa

Lack of sleep is seemingly the very least of problems for students educated in America. With the current bombardment of apathetic teachers, a system that highly regards mediocrity, and diverted social's astounding children are able to sleep at all.

Oct. 16 2009 08:00 PM
Amy from Manhattan

5 in the morning? Children need more sleep than that! Let's not go too far w/this. Everything else sounds fine, but Mr. Esquith should check w/sleep experts before he makes this sound like a good thing.

Sep. 14 2009 12:58 PM
Tony from San Jose, CA

How about corporal punishments? That worked wonders to quiet us down when I was in school.

Sep. 14 2009 12:52 PM
judy from NYC

I've read his work and seen the videos. Mr. Esquith is a wonderful, amazing teacher and human being. He has so much that is valuable to say.

Sep. 14 2009 12:52 PM

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