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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 Fifth Grader Needs to Know
What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. and Core Knowledge Foundation
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804180405
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What Your Fifth Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of a Good Fifth-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. and Core Knowledge Foundation


Format: eBook, 384 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 >
What Your Second Grader Needs to Know
What Your Second Grader Needs to Know
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307568502
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What Your Second Grader Needs to Know
Fundamentals of a Good Second-Grade Education Revised
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2009
Price: $12.99

From the Introduction:

"What kind of knowledge and skills can your child be expected to learn in second grade at school? How can you help your child at home? These are questions that we try to answer in this book. It presents the sort of knowledge and skills—in literature, reading and writing... Read more >
The Trouble with Boys
The Trouble with Boys
Written by Peg Tyre
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307449771
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The Trouble with Boys
A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do
Written by Peg Tyre


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $13.99

From the moment they step into the classroom, boys begin to struggle. They get expelled from preschool nearly five times more often than girls; in elementary school, they’re diagnosed with learning disorders four times as often. By eighth grade huge numbers are reading below basic level. And by high school, they’re... Read more >
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B+ Grades, A+ College Application
B+ Grades, A+ College Application
Written by Joie Jager-Hyman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607743422
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B+ Grades, A+ College Application
How to Present Your Strongest Self, Write a Standout Admissions Essay, and Get Into the Perfect School for You
Written by Joie Jager-Hyman


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $10.99

This alternative college guide from a former Dartmouth assistant admissions director-turned-consultant gives non-straight-A students advice on the many options available to them and tips on how to identify, gain admittance to, and pay for the schools that will allow them to flourish.

Less-than-perfect grades? No problem!
Contrary to popular opinion, you don’t... Read more >
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The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business
The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business
Written by Steve Mariotti
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815514
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The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business
Turn Your Ideas into Money!
Written by Steve Mariotti


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $14.99

Through stories of young entrepreneurs who have started businesses, this book illustrates how to turn hobbies, skills, and interests into profit-making ventures. Mariotti describes the characteristics of the successful entrepreneur and covers the nuts and bolts of getting a business up, running and successful. Read more >
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The Schools We Need
The Schools We Need
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307575562
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The Schools We Need
And Why We Don't Have Them
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2010
Price: $15.99

Now in paperback with a new introduction, The Schools We Need offers a powerful, compelling, and unassailable argument for reforming America's schooling methods and ideas--by one of America's most important educators, and author of the bestselling Cultural Literacy.

For over fifty years, American schools have operated under the assumption that challenging... Read more >
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Homeschooling: The Teen Years
Homeschooling: The Teen Years
Written by Cafi Cohen
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ISBN: 9780307774651
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Homeschooling: The Teen Years
Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 13- to 18- Year-Old
Written by Cafi Cohen


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $13.99

Discover the Rewards of Homeschooling Your Teen
·Create unlimited learning on a limited budget
·Discover teaching methods for teens with different learning styles
·Utilize the best resources and technology
·Prepare your teen for college, career, and adult life
The teen years can be the most exciting time in your child's life. He or... Read more >
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What Your Second Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
What Your Second Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553392418
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What Your Second Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)
Fundamentals of a Good Second-Grade Education
Written by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $12.99

Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated
What Your Second Grader Needs to Know
 
What will your child be expected to learn in the second grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these all-important questions and more, offering the specific... Read more >
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The Hybrid Tiger
Secrets of the Extraordinary Success of Asian-American Kids
Written by Quanyu Huang


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $11.99

Why do Asian and Asian-American students consistently perform so well on standardized tests? Why are students of Asian descent disproportionately admitted to America’s top colleges?

This informative and entertainingly written comparison of educational methods in America and China answers these questions and more, while assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each... Read more >
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