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Calm and Compassionate Children
Calm and Compassionate Children
Written by Susan Dermond
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781587612763
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Calm and Compassionate Children
A Handbook
Written by Susan Dermond


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2007
Price: $15.99

Building on such inherent qualities as openheartedness and trust, parents and teachers can help children develop empathy and integrity as they grow and mature. From nature activities to conscious quiet time to tips on daily routines, CALM AND COMPASSIONATE CHILDREN provides practical guidance to help grown-ups model behavior and suggests dozens... Read more >
The End of Homework
The End of Homework
Written by Etta Kralovec and John Buell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807042199
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The End of Homework
How Homework Disrupts Families, Overburdens Children, and Limits Learning
Written by Etta Kralovec and John Buell


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2001
Price: $18.00

Etta Kralovec and John Buell are educators who dared to challenge one of the most widely accepted practices in American schools. Their provocative argument first published in this book, featured in Time and Newsweek, in numerous women's magazines, on national radio and network television broadcasts, was the first openly to challenge... Read more >
The Shame of the Nation
The Shame of the Nation
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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ISBN: 9780307339416
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The Shame of the Nation
The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $13.99

“The nation needs to be confronted with the crime that we’re committing and the promises we are betraying. This is a book about betrayal of the young, who have no power to defend themselves. It is not intended to make readers comfortable.”

Over the past several years, Jonathan Kozol has visited nearly... Read more >
The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan
The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan
Written by Ben Foss
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ISBN: 9780345541246
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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 >
Widening the Circle
Widening the Circle
Written by Mara Sapon-Shevin
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ISBN: 9780807032800
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Widening the Circle
The Power of Inclusive Classrooms
Written by Mara Sapon-Shevin


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2007
Price: $18.00

Widening the Circle is a passionate, even radical argument for creating school and classroom environments where all kids, including children labeled as "disabled" and "special needs," are welcome on equal terms.

In opposition to traditional models of special education, where teachers decide when a child is deemed "ready to compete" in "mainstream"... Read more >
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Radical Equations
Radical Equations
Written by Robert Moses and Charles E. Cobb
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ISBN: 9780807031278
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Radical Equations
Civil Rights from Mississippi to the Algebra Project
Written by Robert Moses and Charles E. Cobb


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2002
Price: $19.00

At a time when popular solutions to the educational plight of poor children of color are imposed from the outside-national standards, high-stakes tests, charismatic individual saviors-the acclaimed Algebra Project and its founder, Robert Moses, offer a vision of school reform based in the power of communities. Begun in 1982, the Algebra... Read more >
Letters to a Young Teacher
Letters to a Young Teacher
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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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.

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Montessori Method
Montessori Method
Written by Maria Montessori
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ISBN: 9780805209228
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Montessori Method

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: October 30, 1988
Price: $16.95

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". Read more >
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Savage Inequalities
Savage Inequalities
Written by Jonathan Kozol
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ISBN: 9780770436667
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Savage Inequalities
Children in America's Schools
Written by Jonathan Kozol


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $11.99

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 Perfect Score Project
The Perfect Score Project
Written by Debbie Stier
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ISBN: 9780307956699
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The Perfect Score Project
Uncovering the Secrets of the SAT
Written by Debbie Stier


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $11.99

The Perfect Score Project is an indispensable guide to acing the SAT – as well as the affecting story of a single mom’s quest to light a fire under her teenage son.
 
It all began as an attempt by Debbie Stier to help her high-school age son, Ethan, who would shortly be...

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