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The Tyranny of the Meritocracy
Democratizing Higher Education in America
Written by Lani Guinier


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $24.95

A fresh and bold argument for revamping our standards of “merit” and a clear blueprint for creating collaborative education models that strengthen our democracy rather than privileging individual elites

Standing on the foundations of America’s promise of equal opportunity, our universities purport to serve as engines of social mobility and practitioners of... Read more >
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The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan
The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan
Written by Ben Foss
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345541246
Our Price: $13.99
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The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan
A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child's Confidence and Love of Learning
Written by Ben Foss


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $13.99

Finally, a groundbreaking book that reveals what your dyslexic child is experiencing—and what you can do so that he or she will thrive
 
More than thirty million people in the United States are dyslexic—a brain-based genetic trait, often labeled as a “learning disability” or “learning difference,” that makes interpreting text... Read more >
Schools That Learn (Updated and Revised)
Schools That Learn (Updated and Revised)
Written by Peter M. Senge, Nelda Cambron-McCabe, Timothy Lucas, Bryan Smith and Janis Dutton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385521864
Our Price: $19.99
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Schools That Learn (Updated and Revised)
A Fifth Discipline Fieldbook for Educators, Parents, and Everyone Who Cares About Education
Written by Peter M. Senge, Nelda Cambron-McCabe, Timothy Lucas, Bryan Smith and Janis Dutton


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $19.99

"A rich, much-needed remedy for the standardized institutions that comprise too much of our school system today… ideal for teachers and parents intent on resurrecting and fostering students' inherent drive to learn…An essential resource."
-Daniel H. Pink, author of DRIVE and A WHOLE NEW MIND

“Schools that Learn is a magnificent, grand...

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Gwynne's Grammar
Gwynne's Grammar
Written by N.M. Gwynne
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352949
Our Price: $11.99
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Gwynne's Grammar
The Ultimate Introduction to Grammar and the Writing of Good English
Written by N.M. Gwynne


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $11.99

Anxious about apostrophes?
 
In a pickle over your pronouns and prepositions?
 
Fear not—Mr. Gwynne is here with his wonderfully concise and highly enjoyable book of grammar.
 
Within these pages, adults and children alike will find all they need to rediscover this lost science and sharpen up their skills.
... Read more >
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Be Different
Be Different
Written by John Elder Robison
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307884831
Our Price: $11.99
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Be Different
Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers
Written by John Elder Robison


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

“I believe those of us with Asperger’s are here for a reason, and we have much to offer. This book will help you bring out those gifts.”
 
In his bestselling memoir, Look Me in the Eye, John Elder Robison described growing up with Asperger’s syndrome at a time when the diagnosis didn’t exist... Read more >
I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
Written by Tony Danza
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307887887
Our Price: $9.99
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I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had
My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High
Written by Tony Danza


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $9.99

I’d Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had is television, screen and stage star Tony Danza’s absorbing account of a year spent teaching tenth-grade English at Northeast High -- Philadelphia’s largest high school with 3600 students. 
 
Entering Northeast’s crowded halls in September of 2009, Tony found his way to... Read more >
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Letters to a Young Teacher
Letters to a Young Teacher
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307405708
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Letters to a Young Teacher

Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $13.99

In these affectionate letters to Francesca, a first grade teacher at an inner-city school in Boston, Jonathan Kozol vividly describes his repeated visits to her classroom while, under Francesca’s likably irreverent questioning, he also reveals his own most personal stories of the years that he has spent in public schools.

Letters... Read more >
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Your Child's Growing Mind
Your Child's Growing Mind
Written by Jane Healy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307788948
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Your Child's Growing Mind
Brain Development and Learning From Birth to Adolescence
Written by Jane Healy


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

The completely updated and expanded version of the 1987 classic hailed by parents and educators everywhere.


From the Trade Paperback edition. 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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What Your Third Grader Needs to Know
What Your Third Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804180399
Our Price: $12.99
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What Your Third Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of a Good Third-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2013
Price: $12.99

Grade by grade, these groundbreaking and successful books provide a solid foundation in the fundamentals of a good education for first to sixth graders.

B & W photographs, linecuts, and maps throughout; two-color printing. Read more >
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