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Young, Gifted and Black
Promoting High Achievement among African-American Students
Written by Theresa Perry and Claude Steele
Edited by Asa Hilliard, III


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $16.00

Young, Gifted, and Black is a unique joint effort by three leading African-American scholars to radically reframe the debates swirling around the achievement of African-American students in school.

In three separate but allied essays, Theresa Perry, Claude Steele, and Asa Hilliard place students' social identity as African-Americans at the very center of...

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7 Keys to Comprehension
7 Keys to Comprehension
Written by Susan Zimmermann and Chryse Hutchins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307453181
Our Price: $13.99
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7 Keys to Comprehension
How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It!
Written by Susan Zimmermann and Chryse Hutchins


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $13.99

It's simple: If children don't understand what they read, they will never embrace reading. And that limits what they can learn while in school. This fact frightens parents, worries teachers, and ultimately hurts children.

7 Keys to Comprehension is the result of cutting-edge research. It gives parents and teachers—those who aren't already... Read more >
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Beyond Baby Talk
Beyond Baby Talk
Written by Kenn Apel, Ph.D. and Julie Masterson, Ph.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307952295
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Beyond Baby Talk
From Speaking to Spelling: A Guide to Language and Literacy Development for Parents and Caregivers
Written by Kenn Apel, Ph.D. and Julie Masterson, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $11.99

From "Goo" to Gab — Guiding Your Child to Effective Communication
The first five years of a child's life are the most critical for speech and language development, and, as a parent, you are your child's primary language role model. So what are the best ways to help your child develop the... Read more >
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Feel-Bad Education
And Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling
Written by Alfie Kohn


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $15.00

Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education’s most outspoken voices
 
Almost no writer on schools asks us to question our fundamental assumptions about education and motivation as boldly as Alfie Kohn. The Washington Post says that “teachers and parents who encounter Kohn and his thoughts come away... Read more >
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Growing Up Absurd
Problems of Youth in the Organized Society
Written by Paul Goodman
Afterword by Susan Sontag
Foreword by Casey Nelson Blake


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: December 13, 2011
Price: $17.95

Paul Goodman’s Growing Up Absurd was a runaway best seller when it was first published in 1960, and it became one of the defining texts of the New Left. Goodman was a writer and thinker who broke every mold and did it brilliantly—he was a novelist, poet, and a social theorist... Read more >
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Teach with Your Heart
Teach with Your Heart
Written by Erin Gruwell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767927376
Our Price: $13.99
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Teach with Your Heart
Lessons I Learned from the Freedom Writers
Written by Erin Gruwell


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $13.99

In this memoir and call to arms, Erin Gruwell, the dynamic young teacher who nurtured a remarkable group of high school students from Long Beach, California, who called themselves the Freedom Writers, picks up where The Freedom Writers Diary (and the movie The Freedom Writers) end and catches the reader up... Read more >
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The Opportunity Equation
How Citizen Teachers Are Combating the Achievement Gap in America's Schools
Written by Eric Schwarz
Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

Schwarz, founder of the groundbreaking Citizen Schools program, shares his vision for reducing inequality by pairing successful adults with low-income students.
 
Parental wealth now predicts adult success more than at any point in the last hundred years. And yet as debates about education rage on, and wealth-based achievement gaps grow, too... Read more >
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The Roads to Modernity
The Roads to Modernity
Written by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307429254
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The Roads to Modernity
The British, French, and American Enlightenments
Written by Gertrude Himmelfarb


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

In an elegant, eminently readable work, one of our most distinguished intellectual historians gives us a brilliant revisionist history. The Roads to Modernity reclaims the Enlightenment–an extraordinary time bursting with new ideas about human nature, politics, society, and religion--from historians who have downgraded its importance and from scholars who have given... Read more >
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, Revised
Setting Limits in the Classroom, Revised
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307489364
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Setting Limits in the Classroom, Revised
How to Move Beyond the Dance of Discipline in Today's Classrooms
Written by Robert J. Mackenzie


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder—at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That’s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom. This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives to... Read more >
Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Written by Jane Nelsen and Steven Foster
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307589835
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Positive Discipline for Children with Special Needs
Raising and Teaching All Children to Become Resilient, Responsible, and Respectful
Written by Jane Nelsen and Steven Foster


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $13.99

Over 2 Million Positive Discipline Books Sold!

A Positive Approach To Helping Children With Special Needs Realize Their Potential

Every child deserves to lead a happy and fulfilling life. For parents and teachers of children with special needs, helping their child to not only negotiate daily challenges, but to live fulfilling, meaningful...

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