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How We Learn
How We Learn
Written by Benedict Carey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812993882
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How We Learn
The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
Written by Benedict Carey


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $27.00

In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today—and how we can apply it to our own lives.
 
From an early age, it is drilled into our heads... Read more >
The Teacher Wars
The Teacher Wars
Written by Dana Goldstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536950
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The Teacher Wars
A History of America's Most Embattled Profession
Written by Dana Goldstein


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $26.95

In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today.

Teaching is a wildly contentious profession in America, one attacked and admired in equal measure. In The Teacher Wars, a rich, lively, and unprecedented history of public school... Read more >
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The Freedom Writers Diary (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The Freedom Writers Diary (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by The Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767928335
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The Freedom Writers Diary (Movie Tie-in Edition)
How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
Written by The Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2007
Price: $2.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER & NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

Shocked by the teenage violence she witnessed during the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, Erin Gruwell became a teacher at a high school rampant with hostility and racial intolerance. For many of these students–whose ranks included substance abusers, gang members... Read more >
Savage Inequalities
Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770435684
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Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly... Read more >
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The Opportunity Equation
The Opportunity Equation
Written by Eric Schwarz, Foreword by Lawrence H. Summers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033722
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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: Hardcover, 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 Freedom Writers Diary
The Freedom Writers Diary
Written by The Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385494229
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The Freedom Writers Diary
How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
Written by The Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 12, 1999
Price: $14.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER & NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

Straight from the front line of urban America, the inspiring story of one fiercely determined teacher and her remarkable students.

As an idealistic twenty-three-year-old English teacher at Wilson High School in Long beach, California, Erin Gruwell confronted a room of “unteachable, at-risk&rdquo... Read more >
Teaching As a Subversive Activity
Teaching As a Subversive Activity
Written by Neil Postman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385290098
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Teaching As a Subversive Activity

Written by Neil Postman


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 15, 1971
Price: $15.00

A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world. Read more >
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Jo Frost's Toddler Rules
Jo Frost's Toddler Rules
Written by Jo Frost
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345542380
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Jo Frost's Toddler Rules
Your 5-Step Guide to Shaping Proper Behavior
Written by Jo Frost


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $16.00

SILVER MEDAL WINNER, NATIONAL PARENTING PUBLICATIONS AWARDS

From the beloved TV disciplinarian and bestselling author of Supernanny comes an amazingly simple five-step program of Toddler Rules to help parents tame tantrums, prevent bad behavior, and create long-term peace and stability in the home.

 
Jo Frost has always had a natural gift for... Read more >
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Overcoming Dyslexia
Overcoming Dyslexia
Written by Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679781592
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Overcoming Dyslexia
A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level
Written by Sally Shaywitz, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $17.95

FOR EVERYONE WHO STRUGGLES TO READ!
Clear, practical, science-based information and advice for successful results

One in five American children has trouble reading. But they are not stupid or lazy. In Overcoming Dyslexia, Dr. Sally Shaywitz, codirector of the Yale Center for the Study of Learning and Attention and a leader in the... Read more >
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Reign of Error
Reign of Error
Written by Diane Ravitch
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345806352
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Reign of Error
The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools
Written by Diane Ravitch


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $16.95

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, an incisive, comprehensive look at today’s American school system that argues against those who claim it is broken and beyond repair; an impassioned but reasoned call to stop the privatization movement that is...

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