“Blind spots” and the parent-teacher relationship

Friday, April 5th, 2013

in Roseville presents

“Blind Spots” & the parent-teacher relationship

Saturday, April 13, 2013

1256 Galleria Boulevard
Roseville, CA 95678

 11:00a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Blind Spots are the aspects of our children’s and students’ lives that we cannot see.  We are not present 24X7 and we don’t see  how they behave in all circumstances. The popular culture, especially cyber communications via texting and social media, cultivate and inspire ideas and behavior that suggest to children there are “no limits”. All the while we parents & teachers may be operating on beliefs, assumptions and anxieties that engage our blind spots rather than helping our child to become a better learner.

This talk explores how parents and teachers can partner to overcome blind spots.

Joanna Jullien “Parental authority cannot be taken. It can only be lost when we surrender it.” Photo by: Christi Benz

Join local author, speaker, journalist, and mother of two grown sons, Joanna Jullien, who conducts research and fieldwork about the impact of texting and social media on family, peer and community relations. Her book, The Authority In Me: The Power of Family Life in the Network Culture, examines how mustard seeds of faith strengthen the role of parents to help children find peace in a cyber-powered world.

The Authority In Me is available on all major retail ebook shelves (Barnes & Noble, Apple and Kindle).

  • Purchase your Nook copy ($6.99).
  • Get a free tall drink from the café when you present your copy of The Authority In Me on your Nook.(Offer good only on 4/13/13).
  • Educational materials and free goodies (books, pencils, posters) will be available
  • Refreshments will be served

Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Joanna at jullien@surewest.net if you are planning to attend. Thank you.


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About Joanna Jullien

Joanna Jullien

Joanna (jullien@surewest.net) and her husband have raised two sons in Roseville, CA. She has a degree from U.C. Berkeley in Social Anthropology (corporate culture). Her honors thesis was awarded the Kroeber Prize and funding from National Science Foundation grant. Joanna writes to help parents with the modern-day leadership challenges of raising children. She is a contributing writer for The Granite Bay View, the Press Tribune, the Sacramento Examiner, and editor of Banana Moments.