Supervision Not Required podcast

Supervision Not Required

Let Grow

When adults step back, kids step up. Join Lenore Skenazy, president of LetGrow.org and founder of the Free Range Kids movement, as she chats with the experts she loves and trusts the most when it comes to raising independent, can-do kids.

7 Episodes

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    Episode Six: Christine Gross-Loh

    32:58

    SEASON FINALE! When Christine Gross-Loh’s family moved to Japan, she was shocked to see kindergarteners walking on their own to school. Just a few months later her own first-grader was crossing 6-lane roads solo. Lenore asks author and world-traveler Christine what makes parents in other countries so confident.
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    Episode Five: Angela Hanscom

    30:26

    Pediatric occupational therapist Angela Hanscom was invited to observe a normal 5th-grade class where she witnessed several of the students literally fall out of the chairs. What was going on? Angela discusses the rise of childhood sensory and motor issues with Lenore.
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    Episode Four: Jennifer Wallace

    37:13

    Several years ago, Jennifer Wallace’s 7-year-old son had been too afraid to cross the street, ride a bike, or chew gum – he called it a choking hazard. Lenore and Jennifer reminisce about the day Lenore came over, shooed the boy outside on his own, and changed the family forever.
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    Episode Three: David Epstein

    31:00

    David Epstein is the best-selling author of Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. He tells Lenore why having kids specialize in a sport or subject early won’t necessarily benefit them long term, and how most professional fields are ruled by those who tried lots of different things and found their path later in life.
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    Episode Two: Gary Karlson

    31:44

    Dad and educator Gary Karlson talks with Lenore about how the pandemic is changing parents, kids and teachers -- and why he hopes things never go totally back to “normal.” He also reveals why he’s kind of glad his son is sneaking his phone into the bathroom.
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    Episode One: Peter Gray

    35:01

    You’ve probably heard that play is important, but what are kids getting out of it besides fun? (And sometimes it doesn’t even LOOK fun. It looks like a lot of arguing.) Lenore talks with psychologist Dr. Peter Gray, author of Free to Learn and co-founder of Let Grow. Discover what children can learn only when their parents aren’t around.
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    Supervision Not Required: Trailer

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    DEBUTING JUNE 23! When adults step back, kids step up. Join Lenore Skenazy, president of LetGrow.org and founder of the Free Range Kids movement, as she chats with the experts she loves and trusts the most when it comes to raising independent, can-do kids.

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