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What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated?
And More Essays on Standards, Grading, and Other Follies
Written by Alfie Kohn


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 15, 2004
Price: $16.00

Few writers ask us to question our fundamental assumptions about education as provocatively as Alfie Kohn. Time magazine has called him'perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores.' And the Washington Post says he is 'the most energetic and charismatic figure standing in the way... 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
Our Price: $13.99
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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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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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Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selective Public Schools, 6th Edition

Written by Victoria Goldman


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $35.00

This guide, written by a parent for parents, is a perennial seller. Expanded and extensively revised in this sixth edition, it is the first, last, and only word for parents on choosing the best private and selective public schools for children. Including information on admissions procedures, programs, diversity, school size, staff... 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
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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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The Essential Writings of Rousseau
The Essential Writings of Rousseau
Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Edited by Leo Damrosch, Translated by Peter Constantine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645399
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The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $2.99

Newly translated by Peter Constantine
Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch
 
The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and... Read more >
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Your First Year As a High School Teacher
Your First Year As a High School Teacher
Written by Lynne Marie Rominger and Suzanne Packard Laughrea
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307561374
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Your First Year As a High School Teacher
Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional
Written by Lynne Marie Rominger and Suzanne Packard Laughrea


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $16.99

Survive & Thrive in the Classroom From Day One!
Teaching high school students is the toughest job you'll ever love. Of course, often it is an acquired love. You must learn to manage your students' education and play parent, counselor, police officer, and mentor. Wow! Now relax—it doesn't have to be overwhelming... Read more >
Montessori Method
Montessori Method
Written by Maria Montessori
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772541
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Montessori Method

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $12.99

This book is Montessori's own exposition of the theory behind her innovative educational techniques. She shows parents, teachers and administrators how to "free a child to learn through his own efforts".


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Teaching Stories
Teaching Stories
Written by Robert Coles
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307431912
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Teaching Stories
An Anthology on the Power of Learning and Literature
Written by Robert Coles


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

In this remarkable anthology, some of the world’s greatest writers provide a master class on the transformative power of learning and literature. Culled from a course developed by Pulitzer Prize—winning author Robert Coles for the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Teaching Stories is an invaluable collection in which novelists, essayists, and... Read more >
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The College Dorm Survival Guide
The College Dorm Survival Guide
Written by Julia DeVillers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307555274
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The College Dorm Survival Guide
How to Survive and Thrive in Your New Home Away from Home
Written by Julia DeVillers


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2010
Price: $11.99

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the Dorm

Dorm life offers you a great chance to meet new people and try new things. But leaving the comforts of home for the first time to enter the roommate-having, small-room-sharing, possibly-coed-bathroom-using world of the dorms can be overwhelming and intimidating.

The College Dorm... Read more >
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