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Teaching Montessori In the Home
Teaching Montessori In the Home
Written by Elizabeth Hainstock
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823342
Our Price: $11.99
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Teaching Montessori In the Home

Written by Elizabeth Hainstock


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2013
Price: $11.99

Claim quality togetherness with your child and fully enjoy the sensitive and formative years from two to five by adopting proven teaching techniques in your own home. This acclaimed guide puts the entire range of the Montessori system within your reach, so you can make the most of your child's vital... Read more >
Strike for America
Chicago Teachers Against Austerity
Written by Micah Uetricht


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

The Chicago Teachers Union strike was the most important domestic labor struggle so far this century—and perhaps for the last forty years—and the strongest challenge to the conservative agenda for restructuring education, which advocates for more charter schools and tying teacher salaries to standardized testing, among other changes.

In 2012, Chicago teachers... Read more >
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How to Tutor Your Own Child
How to Tutor Your Own Child
Written by Marina Koestler Ruben, Foreword by Gerald Richards
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607740506
Our Price: $9.99
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How to Tutor Your Own Child
Boost Grades and Inspire a Lifelong Love of Learning--Without Paying for a Tutor
Written by Marina Koestler Ruben
Foreword by Gerald Richards


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $9.99

Tutoring today is a $4 billion industry (yes—billion) with companies like Sylvan Learning Center and Kaplan Tutoring cashing in. What are parents of today’s overextended students to do? If only there were a resource closer to home that was easy, free, and able to provide the same quality of service. But...

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Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son
A Memoir of Growing Up, Coming Out, and Changing America's Schools
Written by Kevin Jennings


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 15, 2006
Price: $18.00

Long before Kevin Jennings began advocating to end anti-LGBT bias in schools, he was a victim of it. In Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son, Jennings traces the roots of his activism to his elementary school days in the conservative South, where "faggot" became more familiar to him than his own name. Mama's... Read more >
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The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten through Grade 5
The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten through Grade 5
Written by ML Nichols
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607744757
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The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten through Grade 5
How to Support Your Child's Education, End Homework Meltdowns, and Build Parent-Teacher Connections
Written by ML Nichols


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

Finally, a book that demystifies our daunting education system by giving parents the insights and strategies they need to build positive relationships with teachers and connect to their children’s learning in productive ways.
 
Involved Parents = Better Students

How do you ensure your child gets the best education possible when U.S. schools have...

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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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10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised
10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised
Written by Bill Coplin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307768490
Our Price: $11.99
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10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College, Revised
The Skills You Need to Succeed
Written by Bill Coplin


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

A handy, straightforward guide that teaches students how to acquire marketable job skills and real-world know-how before they graduate—revised and updated for today’s economic and academic landscapes.

Award-winning college professor and adviser Bill Coplin lays down the essential skills students need to survive and succeed in today’s job market, based on his extensive interviews with... Read more >
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Sleeping on the Wing
Sleeping on the Wing
Written by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307764911
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Sleeping on the Wing
An Anthology of Modern Poetry with Essays on Reading and Writing
Written by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

This book is specifically for high school students, though it is useful to college students and anyone interested in the art and craft of poetry. Koch and Farrell, experienced teachers as well as poets, write about poetry in such a way that students will find it accessible and interesting. The book... Read more >
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The Case Against Homework
The Case Against Homework
Written by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307381453
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The Case Against Homework
How Homework Is Hurting Our Children and What We Can Do About It
Written by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2006
Price: $13.99

Does assigning fifty math problems accomplish any more than assigning five? Is memorizing word lists the best way to increase vocabulary—especially when it takes away from reading time? And what is the real purpose behind those devilish dioramas?

The time our children spend doing homework has skyrocketed in recent years. Parents... Read more >
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Kids Take the Stage
Kids Take the Stage
Written by Lenka Peterson and Dan O'Conner, Foreword by Paul Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875396
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Kids Take the Stage
Helping Young People Discover the Creative Outlet of Theater
Written by Lenka Peterson and Dan O'Conner
Foreword by Paul Newman


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $10.99

• Foreword by Paul Newman

• Completely revised and updated version of a beloved theater classic

• Replaces Kids Take the Stage, ISBN 0-8230-7742-X

• Clear, practical guide to helping kids ages 8 to 18 get a show up and running



The classic Kids Take the Stage is one of the best-selling Back Stage Books... Read more >
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