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Could Do Better: Help Your Kid Shine at School
by Phil Beadle
From the Channel 4 series The Unteachables — there is no such thing as a stupid child, only boring lessons: An unconventional and inspirational guide to unlocking your child’s unique potential.
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 28th 2007 by Doubleday UK
(first published August 1st 2007)
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This book had some interesting and useful ideas I will keep, but Beadle's tone grated on me for large parts of the book (his gratuitous swearing, I'm-just-a-common-lad, and "down with the kids" attitude). I don't subscribe to his belief that the only reason children don't make progress, etc, is that lessons aren't interesting enough and are taught by "crap teachers" - although naturally stressing this point will endear him to the parents who are his target market for this book. A lot of his song ...more